meaning of arboreous

arboreous meaning in General Dictionary

obtaining the type constitution or practices of a proper tree in difference from a shrub

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  • abounding in trees
  • resembling a tree in kind and branching construction
  • inhabiting or frequenting trees
  • Having the form, constitution, or habits, of a suitable tree, in difference from a shrub.
  • regarding, or growing on, trees; because, arboreous moss.

arboreous meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Obtaining the type, constitution, or habits, of a proper tree, in difference from a shrub.

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  • (a.) with respect to, or developing on, woods; since, arboreous moss.

Sentence Examples with the word arboreous

Amongst arboreous families Leguminosae and Euphorbiaceae are prominent; Hevea belonging to the latter is widely distributed in various species in the Amazon basin, and yields Para and other kinds of rubber.

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