Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to groves or woodland.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a wood or grove.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a wood or grove.

Etymologies

From French némoral or Latin nemoralis, from nemus ‘grove’. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It consists of montane to altimontane beech, and mixed beech forests, submontane to altimontane spruce and spruce-fir forests, and alpine vegetation in the European Alps. It also includes small portions of submontane acidophilous oak and mixed oak forests, nemoral, sub - and oro-Mediterranean pine forests, and nival and sub-nival vegetation of the high mountains.

    Alps conifer and mixed forests

  • It consists of the lowland to submontane acidophilous oak and mixed oak forests, mixed oak-hornbeam forests, and lowland to submontane hemiboreal and nemoral pine forests on the North European glaciated plain.

    Central European mixed forests

  • The Central European mixed forest ecoregion consists of lowland to submontane acidophilous oak and mixed oak forests, mixed oak-hornbeam forests, as well as lowland to submontane hemiboreal and nemoral pine forests on the North European glaciated plain.

    Central European mixed forests

  • For the grass layer, characteristic nemoral floristic elements include: Aegopodium podagraria, Pulmonaria dacica and Actaea erythrocarpa.

    West Siberian broadleaf and mixed forests

  • Some original dark coniferous-linden and linden forests with a complex of relict nemoral flora are still preserved in the ecoregion.

    West Siberian broadleaf and mixed forests

  • The latter forest type has a rich grass layer with many nemoral species.

    West Siberian broadleaf and mixed forests

  • Flora is represented here by south taiga species, nemoral species including some relict species, forested steppe species and even some steppe species.

    West Siberian broadleaf and mixed forests

  • It is characterized by the domination of Abies sibirica, Pinus sibirica, and Populus tremula in the canopy, a tall herbaceous layer with a number of relict species, domination of nemoral species and rich ephemeroid flora.

    Sayan montane conifer forests

  • On such a morning, then, when the vast concave of the heavens, expanded in a perfectly spotless azure sky (such as in our foggy isle is never seen); and with the freshness of the bush developing its verdure in the odorous exudations of floriferous plants, and the blithesome exuberance of the songless denizens of nature's nemoral aviary; William took his departure on the mission we have detailed in the last chapter.

    Fern Vale (Volume 1) or the Queensland Squatter

  • This sound, which is peculiar to the Australian bush, uttered with the intonation and force of healthy lungs, can be heard at a surprising distance; and often, when used by one lost in the nemoral labyrinths of the country, is the means of attraction; and consequent deliverance from danger and probable death.

    Fern Vale (Volume 1) or the Queensland Squatter

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  • In addition, nemoral means living in or frequenting groves or woods (Oxford English Dictionary).

    August 7, 2011