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Arboreous - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Arboreous' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Arboreous [ a.]
- Having the form, constitution, or habits, of a proper tree, in distinction from a shrub.
- Pertaining to, or growing on, trees; as, arboreous moss.

Meaning of 'Arboreous' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . arboreous [ a]
Meaning (1):
- inhabiting or frequenting trees
Example in sentence:
  • arboreal apes
2 . arboreous [ s]
Meaning (2):
- abounding in trees
Example in sentence:
  • a woody area near the highway;
  • an arboreous landscape;
  • violets in woodsy shady spots
Meaning (3):
- resembling a tree in form and branching structure
Example in sentence:
  • arborescent coral found off the coast of Bermuda;
  • dendriform sponges