arboreous

[ahr-bawr-ee-uh s, -bohr-]
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Origin of arboreous

1640–50; < Latin arboreus of trees, equivalent to arbor tree + -eus -eous
Related formssub·ar·bo·re·ous, adjective
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Related Words for arboreous

lumbering, sylvan, uncut, arboraceous, arboreous, jungly

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British Dictionary definitions for arboreous

arboreous

adjective
  1. thickly wooded; having many trees
  2. another word for arborescent
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