[ ahr-ber ]
/ ˈɑr bər /
noun, plural ar·bo·res [ahr-buh-reez] /ˈɑr bəˌriz/. Botany.
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Origin of arbor3
1660–70; < New Latin, Latin: tree.
OTHER WORDS FROM arborar·bo·resque, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for arboresque (1 of 2)
/ (ˈɑːbə) /
the US spelling of arbour
British Dictionary definitions for arboresque (2 of 2)
/ (ˈɑːbə) /
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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Medical definitions for arboresque
[ är′bər ]
n. pl. ar•bo•res (är′bə-rēz′)
A treelike anatomical structure.
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