arborist

[ ahr-ber-ist ]
/ ˈɑr bər ɪst /

noun

a specialist in the cultivation and care of trees and shrubs, including tree surgery, the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of tree diseases, and the control of pests.

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Origin of arborist

First recorded in 1570–80; arbor3 + -ist
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arborist
/ (ˈɑːbərɪst) /

noun

a specialist in the cultivation of trees
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