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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arboretum  \Ar`bo*re"tum\,  n.;  pl  {Arboreta}.  [L.,  a  place  grown 
  with  trees.] 
  A  place  in  which  a  collection  of  rare  trees  and  shrubs  is 
  cultivated  for  scientific  or  educational  purposes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arboretum 
  n  :  where  trees  and  shrubs  are  cultivated  for  exhibition  [syn:  {botanical 
  garden}] 




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