Forest tree
Forest For"est, a. Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan. [1913 Webster]

{Forest fly}. (Zo["o]l.) (a) One of numerous species of blood-sucking flies, of the family {Tabanid[ae]}, which attack both men and beasts. See {Horse fly}. (b) A fly of the genus {Hippobosca}, esp. {H. equina}. See {Horse tick}.

{Forest glade}, a grassy space in a forest. --Thomson.

{Forest laws}, laws for the protection of game, preservation of timber, etc., in forests.

{Forest tree}, a tree of the forest, especially a timber tree, as distinguished from a {fruit tree}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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