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1. forest

noun. ['ˈfɔrəst, ˈfɔrɪst'] the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area.

Synonyms

  • underwood
  • second growth
  • jungle
  • vegetation
  • virgin forest
  • rain forest
  • woods
  • grove
  • undergrowth
  • tree
  • flora
  • botany
  • bosk
  • old growth
  • underbrush
  • wood

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • embark
  • leave
  • disconnect

Etymology

  • forest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forest (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Riparian Forest

  • demorest
  • deforrest

2. forest

noun. ['ˈfɔrəst, ˈfɔrɪst'] land that is covered with trees and shrubs.

Synonyms

  • woodland
  • terra firma
  • timber
  • silva
  • land
  • sylva
  • tree farm
  • solid ground
  • greenwood
  • timberland
  • ground
  • dry land
  • earth
  • biome

Antonyms

  • figure
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize

Etymology

  • forest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forest (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. forest

verb. ['ˈfɔrəst, ˈfɔrɪst'] establish a forest on previously unforested land.

Synonyms

  • re-afforest
  • plant
  • reforest
  • afforest

Antonyms

  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize
  • blur

Etymology

  • forest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forest (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word riparian-forest


1. Noun Phrase
They prefer coastal habitats dominated by mangroves and swamp forests, but can also be found inland in low-lying areas along rivers, in riparian forests and rainforests.

2. Noun Phrase
* Ride or walk bikes along the river path to explore the western, developed portion of the park, as well as the eastern, riparian forested areas.

3. Noun Phrase
Inland lakes are home to rich riparian forests, while tall, broadleaf forests cover the the foothills of the central highlands.

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