disboscation

n. converting forest land into cleared or arable land; removal of a forest

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Disboscation — Dis bos*ca tion, n. [Pref. dis + F. bosquet grove.] Converting forest land into cleared or arable land; removal of a forest. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disboscation — noun deforestation for the purpose of creating cleared arable land for farming. See Also: deforestation …   Wiktionary

  • disboscation — …   Useful english dictionary

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