second growth
noun Date: 1829 forest trees that come up naturally after removal of the first growth by cutting or by fire

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  • second growth — ☆ second growth n. tree growth on land stripped of virgin forest …   English World dictionary

  • second-growth — /sɛkənd ˈgroʊθ/ (say sekuhnd grohth) adjective of, relating to, or consisting of second growth: *I walked out from between thin saplings of second growth forest. –gerald murnane, 1987 …   Australian English dictionary

  • second growth — noun a second growth of trees covering an area where the original stand was destroyed by fire or cutting • Hypernyms: ↑forest, ↑wood, ↑woods …   Useful english dictionary

  • second growth — sec′ond growth′ n. the plant growth that follows the destruction of virgin forest • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • second growth — the plant growth that follows the destruction of virgin forest. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • second growth — /sɛkənd ˈgroʊθ/ (say sekuhnd grohth) noun the growth that follows the destruction of virgin forest …   Australian English dictionary

  • second-growth forest — noun A forest which has been harvested and is regrowing …   Wiktionary

  • second crop — noun 1. : a second harvest from the regrowth or second growth of a crop (as broomcorn) after harvesting earlier in the season 2. : a crop planted after harvesting another crop on the same land earlier in the season …   Useful english dictionary

  • second crop — n. second growth or crop of grass in the same season after the first harvest or trimming …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Second wine — (or second label ; in French Second vin ) is a term commonly associated with Bordeaux wine to refer to a second label wine made from cuvee not selected for use in the Grand vin or first label. Depending on the house winemaking style, individual… …   Wikipedia

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