- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. wood[s], tall timber, timber-land, woodland; grove, coppice, copse, thicket. See vegetable.II(Roget's IV) n.Syn. woods, wood, timberland, woodland, jungle, timber, growth, stand of trees, grove, virgin forest, the forest primeval, backwoods, park, greenwood, cover, covert, clump, thicket, brushwood, brush, area below timberline, shelter, chase, brake, copse, coppice, bosk, wold, weald, spinney, boscage, dell, dingle, tall timber, second growth, scrub; see also timber 1 .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.woods, woodland, timberland, weald, stand, grove, bush, copse, coppice, wilderness, wild, trees, habitat, *regiment of trees.WORD FIND• ancient, uncut: old-growth forest, virgin forest• cleared area littered with logging debris: slash• evergreen oak thicket: chaparral• grassy clearing in: glade• ground or floor material: litter, duff, mor• leaf-shedding trees: deciduous• logging, denuding method: clear-cutting• non-leaf-shedding trees: coniferous• pertaining to trees: arboreal• thickly treed: bosky• top of trees: canopy, crowns• trees of a forest region: sylva• tropical woods receiving heavy rainfall: rain forest• wind-toppled trees and branches: windthrow, windfall, deadfall
English dictionary for students. 2013.