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

  • adj. Shaped like a tree.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling a shrub or tree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling a shrub or tree in form; treelike; branching.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tree-like; dendriform; ramified or arborescent; branching like a tree.

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

  • adj. resembling a tree in form and branching structure


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  • Three succulent and two dendroid species of Euphorbia occur in the southwestern corner of Morocco, and except for Euphorbia resinifera, are most highly developed close to the sea where mists are frequent and summer temperatures are ameliorated.

    Mediterranean acacia-argania dry woodlands and succulent thickets

  • The evidence of palaeontology is deficient, if for no other reason than that many animal organisms could not be preserved at all on account of their soft bodies; many animal groups have, nevertheless, received an unusual increase (mollusks, radiata, fish, saurians, vertebrates, and dendroid plants).

    At the Deathbed of Darwinism A Series of Papers


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