- arblay, d',
- arbor day,
- arbor vitae,
Origin of arboreal
Examples from the Web for arboreal
The known part of the route from an arboreal ancestor with a swim bladder to an urban descendant with a cigarette.
The passenger generally leaned forward in a position strongly suggestive of the favorite attitude of his arboreal ancestors.The Arena|Various
Up into the trees we went, and on and on, swinging our arboreal flight until we had put miles between us and the caves.Before Adam|Jack London
An arboreal animal which makes itself at home in genealogical trees.
Some of these birds, says Chapman, are arboreal, others are strictly terrestrial.
1660s, from Latin arboreus "pertaining to trees," from arbor "tree," of unknown origin, + -al (1).