Origin of arboreal
OTHER WORDS FROM arborealar·bo·re·al·ly, adverbsub·ar·bo·re·al, adjective
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How to use arboreal in a sentence
Recent surveys since the turn of the century have discovered a dozen new species of amphibians and lizards including a new type of glass frog and an arboreal iguana.This rainbow-scaled lizard lived anonymously in the Andes—until now|Grace Wade|September 6, 2021|Popular-Science
For many arboreal animals, “jumping between limbs is such a common thing, and yet we so frequently only study it in pieces,” Graham says, such as looking just at the launch but not the landing.Squirrels use parkour tricks when leaping from branch to branch|Jonathan Lambert|August 5, 2021|Science News
Among the subjects are such arboreal details as “Birch Bark” and “Giant Sequoia Needles,” rendered at enlarged sizes, as well as tree stumps and downed trunks.In the galleries: A heightened homage to trees and what they can teach us|Mark Jenkins|May 7, 2021|Washington Post
The work didn’t have the romance and danger of trying to outflank an advancing inferno, but it provided the gratification of turning arboreal debris into tinder for—one hoped—less devastating fires.
They are seeking help from lawmakers with limited power and developers who often have little incentive to preserve an arboreal landscape threatened by advancing blacktop.Neighbors mount effort to defend Arlington’s trees from development|Justin Wm. Moyer|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
Yet it is doubtful if the man-ape long remained a specially arboreal animal.
The organization of man renders it questionable if his primeval ancestor was arboreal to any similar extent.
Arboreal life could teach them little more; continuance in that school would have meant a very comfortable stagnation.
Our ancestors became at home in and well adapted to arboreal life, but the adaptation was never extreme.
Arboreal life was an excellent preparatory training toward human development.