arbor

11 ENTRIES FOUND:

1ar·bor

noun \ˈär-bər\

Definition of ARBOR

:  a shelter of vines or branches or of latticework covered with climbing shrubs or vines

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Origin of ARBOR

Middle English erber, herber garden, from Anglo-French, from herbe herb, grass
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall

Rhymes with ARBOR

2arbor

noun

Definition of ARBOR

1
:  a spindle or axle of a wheel
2
:  a main shaft or beam
3
:  a shaft on which a revolving cutting tool is mounted
4
:  a spindle on a cutting machine that holds the work to be cut

Origin of ARBOR

Latin, tree, shaft
First Known Use: 1659

Other Building Terms

batten, cistern, hearth, lath, transom, wainscot

ar·bor

noun \ˈär-bər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ARBOR

: a branching anatomical structure resembling a tree

arbor

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Garden shelter providing privacy and partial protection from the weather, most commonly a lightweight, latticed framework (trellis) of wood or metal with interlaced branches of vines or climbing shrubs trained over it. If there is a distinction between an arbor and a bower, it is that the bower is an entirely natural recess whereas an arbor is only partially natural.

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