Definitions

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

  • adj. Shaped like or having the form of a tree.

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  • adj. Resembling in structure a tree or shrub.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling in structure a tree or shrub; having a branching shape.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Resembling a tree; tree-like in form; arborescent; dendritic. Also dendritiform.

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

  • adj. resembling a tree in form and branching structure

Etymologies

Ancient Greek δένδρον ("tree") + -form (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Thus the three-story administration building features a half-acre Great Workroom for clerical employees that is distinguished by an arboreal canopy created by a grid of "dendriform" columns and interspersed skylights.

    Wright's House of Wax

  • Great Room, "for clerical employees that is distinguished by an arboreal canopy created by a grid of 'dendriform' columns interspersed skylights.

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  • Anne de Xaintonge, teacher of the Company of Saint Ursula; and other books of the same kind, published by Lecoffre, Palmé, Poussielgue, in the inevitable shagreen or sheep bindings stamped with dendriform patterns: Chantelouve was preparing his candidacy for the Académie des

    Là-bas

  • The circular carport roof is cantilevered from a central pillar making it reminiscent of the dendriform columns found at Johnson Wax.

    PrairieMod

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