What does arbor mean?

arbor meaning in General Dictionary

A tree as distinguished from a shrub

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  • A kind of latticework formed of or covered with vines branches of woods or other flowers for color a bower
  • tree (in the place of shrub)
  • any of various turning shafts that act as axes for larger rotating parts
  • a framework that aids climbing flowers
  • A kind of latticework created of, or covered with, vines, limbs of woods, or other plants, for color; a bower.
  • A tree, since distinguished from a shrub.
  • An axle or spindle of a wheel or viewpoint.
  • A mandrel in lathe turning.

arbor meaning in Urban Dictionary

Marijuna. Trees = arbor = pot


arbor meaning in Names Dictionary

Sells herbs.
Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Male


arbor meaning in Fishing Dictionary

the centre of a centrepin reel's spool. The arbor can be a knot


arbor meaning in Law Dictionary

Lat. A tree; a plant; one thing bigger than an herb; an over-all term including vines, osiers, and also reeds. The mast of a ship. Brissonius. Timber. Aiusworth; Calvin.


arbor meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1300, herber, "herb yard," from Old French erbier "field, meadow; cooking area garden," from Latin herba "grass, herb" (identify herb). Later on "a grassy story" (early 14c., a sense additionally in Old French), "a shaded nook" (mid-14c.). Most likely not from Latin arbor "tree," though perhaps influenced by its spelling. The change from er- to ar- before consonants in center English also reflects a pronunciation change: compare farm from ferme, harbor from Old English herebeorg.


arbor meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Some sort of latticework formed of, or covered with, vines, branches of woods, or any other plants, for color; a bower.

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  • (n.) A tree, because distinguished from a shrub.
  • (letter.) An axle or spindle of a wheel or viewpoint.
  • (n.) A mandrel in lathe switching.

Sentence Examples with the word arbor

That the domestic use, however, of the fragrant wood 660v (the Arbor vitae or Callitris quadrivalvis of botanists, the source of the resin sandarach) was known in the Homeric age, is shown by the case of Calypso (Od.

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