Sherwood Forest etymology

English word Sherwood Forest comes from English forest, English Sherwood

Detailed word origin of Sherwood Forest

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
forest English (eng) (computing, Microsoft Windows) A group of domains that are managed as a unit.. (graph theory) A graph with no cycles; i.e., a graph made up of trees.. (historical) A defined area of land set aside in England as royal hunting ground or for other privileged use; all such areas.. A dense collection of trees covering a relatively large area. Larger than woods.. Any dense collection or amount. [...]
Sherwood English (eng) A census-designated place in Ohio.. A city in Arkansas.. A city in Oregon.. A city/town in North Dakota.. A town in Wisconsin.. A village in Michigan.. A village in Ohio.. A village in Wisconsin.. An English habitational surname​ derived from Sherwood Forest.
Sherwood Forest English (eng) A country park in Nottinghamshire, England.

Words with the same origin as Sherwood Forest

Descendants of forest
Descendants of Sherwood