arbor

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[ ahr-ber ]
/ ˈɑr bər /

noun, plural ar·bo·res [ahr-buh-reez] /ˈɑr bəˌriz/. Botany.

a tree.

Origin of arbor

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1660–70; < New Latin, Latin: tree.

Related forms

ar·bo·resque, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for arboresque (1 of 2)

arbor

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/ (ˈɑːbə) /

noun

the US spelling of arbour

British Dictionary definitions for arboresque (2 of 2)

arbor

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/ (ˈɑːbə) /

noun

a rotating shaft in a machine or power tool on which a milling cutter or grinding wheel is fitted
a rotating shaft or mandrel on which a workpiece is fitted for machining
metallurgy a part, piece, or structure used to reinforce the core of a mould

Word Origin for arbor

C17: from Latin: tree, mast
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Medicine definitions for arboresque

arbor

[ ärbər ]

n. pl. ar•bo•res (ärbə-rēz′)

A treelike anatomical structure.
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