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Topic: FORESTRY

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: afforestatio, from afforestare 'to plant a forest', from Latin ad- 'to' + Medieval Latin forestis 'forest'

afforestation

noun
     
af‧for‧es‧ta‧tion [uncountable] technical
TAF the act of planting trees in order to make a forest [≠ deforestation]
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