silvics [sil-viks] ExamplesWord Origin noun (used with a singular verb)

  1. the scientific study of trees and their environment.

Origin of silvics 1945–50; Latin silv(a) woodland + -ics Examples from the Web for silvics Historical Examples of silvics

  • A man may be a poor Forester who knows Silvics, but no man can be a good Forester who does not.

    The Training of a Forester

    Gifford Pinchot

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