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tree surgery

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noun
  1. the repair of damaged trees, as by the removal of diseased parts, filling of cavities, and prevention of further decay, and by strengthening branches with braces.
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Origin of tree surgery

First recorded in 1915–20
Related formstree-sur·geon, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tree surgery

tree surgery

noun
  1. the treatment of damaged trees by filling cavities, applying braces, etc
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Derived Formstree surgeon, noun
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