re-vegetation

revegetate

[ree-vej-i-teyt]
verb (used with object), revegetated, revegetating.
1.
to cause vegetation to grow again on: to revegetate eroded lands.
verb (used without object), revegetated, revegetating.
2.
to grow again, as plants.

Origin:
1760–70; re- + vegetate

revegetation, noun
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revegetate (riːˈvɛdʒɪˌteɪt)
 
vb
(intr) (of plants) to grow again and produce new tissue, esp to produce new growth on bare ground
 
revege'tation
 
n

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