Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of a tree or trees.
- Living on or among trees; living in the forests; pertaining to such a life.
- adj. Of or pertaining to trees
- adj. Abounding in trees
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. abounding in trees.
- adj. abounding in trees
“But the young man was prepared, and turning he ran with the swiftness of a hare toward the nearest tree, a huge, arboraceous fern towering upon the verge of the little clearing.”
“These poles she carried high into her tree and with them constructed a flooring across two stout branches binding the poles together and also to the branches with fibers from the tough arboraceous grasses that grew in profusion near the stream.”
“We were in the middle of a broad and now sluggish river the banks of which were lined by giant, arboraceous ferns, raising their mighty fronds fifty, one hundred, two hundred feet into the quiet air.”
“The third is an arboraceous St. John's wort (_Hypericum Schimperi_ ), which I found growing in a valley of Manicaland, at a height of nearly 4000 feet above the sea.”
“Mbeu is a climbing, arboraceous plant, and yields a very pleasant fruit, which tastes like gooseberries: its seeds are very minute.”
“Mbéu is a climbing, arboraceous plant, and yields a very pleasant fruit, which tastes like gooseberries: its seeds are very minute.”
“And then, far from its original bed in the rock, amid the jerkings of a cockling sea, the mass breaks through the supporting float, and settles far beneath, amid the green and silent twilight of the bottom, where its mosses and lichens yield their place to stony encrustations of deep purple, and to miniature thickets of arboraceous zoöphites.”
“He joined in the rising of 1896, and was, I believe, taken prisoner and shot.] [Footnote 53: It was here only, on the banks of a stream, that I observed the extremely handsome arboraceous St. - John's-wort (_Hypericum”
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