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forest vs virgin forest

virgin forest vs forest

forest and virgin forest both are nouns.

forest is a verb but virgin forest is not a verb.

As nouns, virgin forest is a hyponym of forest; that is, virgin forest is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than forest:
  • forest: the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
  • virgin forest: forest or woodland having a mature or overly mature ecosystem more or less uninfluenced by human activity
forest (noun) virgin forest (noun)
the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area forest or woodland having a mature or overly mature ecosystem more or less uninfluenced by human activity
land that is covered with trees and shrubs
forest (verb) virgin forest (verb)
establish a forest on previously unforested land

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