Definitions for rain forest

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rain′ for`est(n.)

or rain′for`est

  1. a tropical forest, usu. of tall, densely growing, broad-leaved evergreen trees in an area of high annual rainfall.

    Category: Ecology

Origin of rain forest:

1900–05

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rain forest, rainforest(noun)

    a forest with heavy annual rainfall

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. rain forest(noun)ˈreɪnˌfɔl

    a tropical forest where there is a lot of rain

    the destruction of our rain forests


Translations for rain forest

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

rain forest(noun)

a thick tropical forest in a region where it rains a lot.

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