nemorous

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From Latin nemus, nemor- ‘grove’.

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nemorous (comparative more nemorous, superlative most nemorous)

  1. (rare) 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)

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