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[den-drof-uh-luh s]
adjective Zoology.
  1. living in or on trees; arboreal.
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Origin of dendrophilous

First recorded in 1885–90; dendro- + -philous
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Historical Examples

  • Dendrophilous: species that live in woody tissue, or on trees.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

    John. B. Smith