rainforestnoun [ C or U ]uk /ˈreɪn.fɒr.ɪst/ us /ˈreɪn.fɔːr.ɪst/
- They plundered the rainforest for its natural riches.
- The Amazon river basin contains the world's largest tropical rainforest.
- Many people are very concerned about the destruction of the rainforests.
- Heedless destruction of the rainforests is contributing to global warming.
- Many plant and animal species are found only in the rainforests.