nemorous

nemorous
adjective /ˈnɛmərəs/
Forested; full of trees, dark with shady groves.

1889: Even Paradise itself, says Evelyn, was but a kind of ‘nemorous temple or sacred grove,’ planted by God himself — Thomas Thisleton-Dyer, The Folk Lore of Plants (Kessinger 2004, p. 22)

See Also: nemoral, nemorivagant, nemorose, nemorosity

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  • Nemorous — Nem o*rous, a. [L. nemorosus.] Woody. [R.] [1913 Webster] Paradise itself was but a kind of nemorous temple. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nemorous — nemˈorous adjective Wooded • • • Main Entry: ↑nemoral …   Useful english dictionary

  • nemoral — 1. adjective /ˈnɛmərəl/ Pertaining to groves or woodland. , 1974: He drank his coffee standing in the clean wash of a wind nemoral and northern, its light going thin and cold. Guy Davenport, Tatlin! See Also: nemorous 2. noun /ˈnɛmərəl/… …   Wiktionary

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