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rain·for·estor rain forest (rān′fôr′ĭst, fŏr′-)
A dense evergreen forest with a minimum annual rainfall of approximately 180 centimeters (71 inches). Rainforests are found chiefly in the tropics but also occur in temperate regions, where the rainfall amount is somewhat lower.
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(Forestry) dense forest found in tropical areas of heavy rainfall. The trees are broad-leaved and evergreen, and the vegetation tends to grow in three layers (undergrowth, intermediate trees and shrubs, and very tall trees, which form a canopy). Also called: selva
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An area of dense tropical evergreen forest with a very heavy annual rainfall.
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|Noun||1.||rainforest - a forest with heavy annual rainfall|
temperate rain forest - a rain forest in a temperate area
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deštný pralesdeštný les
rừng rậm nhiệt đới
n → forêt f pluviale
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rainforest→ غَابَةٌ مُطِيرَة deštný prales regnskov Regenwald τροπικό δάσος selva tropical sademetsä forêt tropicale prašuma foresta pluviale 熱帯雨林 열대 우림 regenwoud regnskog las tropikalny floresta tropical тропический лес regnskog ป่าหนาทึบในเขตร้อนซึ่งมีฝนตกมาก yağmur ormanı rừng rậm nhiệt đới 雨林
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