FOREST

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conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting) afforestation
herbicide used in the Vietnam War to defoliate forest areas Agent Orange
North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts American beech , Fagus americana , Fagus grandifolia , red beech , white beech
medium-sized birch of eastern North America having white or pale grey bark and valueless wood; occurs often as a second-growth forest tree American gray birch , American grey birch , Betula populifolia , gray birch , grey birch
treatise resembling a Brahmana but to be read or expounded by anchorites in the quiet of the forest Aranyaka
battle during World War II; in December 1944 von Rundstedt launched a powerful counteroffensive in the forest at Ardennes and caught the Allies by surprise Ardennes counteroffensive , Battle of the Ardennes Bulge , Battle of the Bulge
fire that is set intentionally in order to slow an approaching forest fire or grassfire by clearing a burned area in its path backfire
forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood; used for making floats and rafts and in crafts balsa , Ochroma lagopus
New Zealand forest tree black beech , Nothofagus solanderi
hilly forest region in southwestern Germany Black Forest , Schwarzwald
erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks blue mahoe , Cuban bast , Hibiscus elatus , mahagua , mahoe , majagua
large forest antelope of central Africa having a reddish-brown coat with white stripes and spiral horns bongo , Boocercus eurycerus , Tragelaphus eurycerus
3rd largest island in the world; in the western Pacific north of Java; largely covered by dense jungle and rain forest; part of the Malay Archipelago Borneo , Kalimantan
of high Sierra Nevada meadows and forest borders Bufo canorus , Yosemite toad
common forest tree of the eastern United States and Canada; used especially for pulpwood Canadian hemlock , eastern hemlock , spruce pine , Tsuga canadensis
North American silkworm moth; larvae feed on the leaves of forest trees cecropia , cecropia moth , Hyalophora cecropia
small tropical rain forest tree of Indonesia and Malaysia common sickle pine , Falcatifolium falciforme
wildflower of the genus Corallorhiza growing from a hard mass of rhizomes associated with a fungus that aids in absorbing nutrients from the forest floor coral root
forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time) coyote
forest fire advancing in treetops crown fire
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