arboreous

[ ahr-bawr-ee-uhs, -bohr- ]
/ ɑrˈbɔr i əs, -ˈboʊr- /

adjective

abounding in trees; wooded.

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Origin of arboreous

1640–50; <Latin arboreus of trees, equivalent to arbor tree + -eus-eous

OTHER WORDS FROM arboreous

sub·ar·bo·re·ous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for arboreous

arboreous
/ (ɑːˈbɔːrɪəs) /

adjective

thickly wooded; having many trees
another word for arborescent
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