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arborescent


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arborescent  \Ar`bo*res"cent\,  a.  [L.  arborescens,  p.  pr  of 
  arborescere  to  become  a  tree,  fr  arbor  tree.] 
  Resembling  a  tree;  becoming  woody  in  stalk;  dendritic;  having 
  crystallizations  disposed  like  the  branches  and  twigs  of  a 
  tree.  ``Arborescent  hollyhocks.''  --Evelyn. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arborescent 
  adj  :  resembling  a  tree  in  form  and  branching  structure; 
  "arborescent  coral  found  off  the  coast  of  Bermuda"; 
  "dendriform  sponges"  [syn:  {arboreal},  {arboreous},  {arboresque}, 
  {arboriform},  {dendriform},  {dendroid},  {dendroidal}, 
  {treelike},  {tree-shaped}] 




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