Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or resembling a tree.
  • adjective Living in trees; arboreous.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or of the nature of trees.
  • Living on or among trees; inhabiting or frequenting forests.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a tree, or to trees; of nature of trees.
  • adjective Attached to, found in or upon, or frequenting, woods or trees.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or resembling a tree; treely.
  • adjective Living in or among trees.
  • noun Any tree-dwelling creature.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or formed by trees
  • adjective inhabiting or frequenting trees
  • adjective resembling a tree in form and branching structure

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin arboreus, from arbor, tree.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin arbor ("tree").

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