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reforest

[ree-fawr-ist, -for-]
verb (used with object)
to replant trees on (land denuded by cutting or fire).

Origin:
1880–85; re- + forest

reforestation, noun
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reforest (riːˈfɒrɪst)
 
vb
(tr) another word for reafforest

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reforest
"to restore toa wooded condition," 1881, from re- "back, again" + verb use of forest (n.).
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