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arboreal


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arboreal  \Ar*bo"re*al\,  a. 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  tree,  or  to  trees;  of  nature  of 
  trees.  --Cowley. 
 
  2.  Attached  to  found  in  or  upon  or  frequenting,  woods  or 
  trees;  as  arboreal  animals. 
 
  Woodpeckers  are  eminently  arboreal.  --Darwin. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arboreal 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  or  formed  by  trees;  "an  arborous  roof" 
  [syn:  {arborical},  {arborary},  {arborous}] 
  2:  inhabiting  or  frequenting  trees;  "arboreal  apes"  [syn:  {arboreous}, 
  {tree-living}]  [ant:  {nonarboreal}] 
  3:  resembling  a  tree  in  form  and  branching  structure; 
  "arborescent  coral  found  off  the  coast  of  Bermuda"; 
  "dendriform  sponges"  [syn:  {arboreous},  {arborescent},  {arboresque}, 
  {arboriform},  {dendriform},  {dendroid},  {dendroidal},  {treelike}, 
  {tree-shaped}] 




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