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Arboreal - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Arboreal' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Arboreal [ a.]
- Of or pertaining to a tree, or to trees; of nature of trees.
- Attached to, found in or upon, or frequenting, woods or trees; as, arboreal animals.

Meaning of 'Arboreal' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . arboreal [ a]
Meaning (1):
- of or relating to or formed by trees
Example in sentence:
  • an arborous roof
Meaning (2):
- inhabiting or frequenting trees
Example in sentence:
  • arboreal apes
3 . arboreal [ s]
Meaning (3):
- resembling a tree in form and branching structure
Example in sentence:
  • arborescent coral found off the coast of Bermuda;
  • dendriform sponges