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arbor

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noun ar·bor \ˈär-bər\

Definition of arbor

  1. :  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

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arbor

noun ar·bor

Definition of arbor

  1. 1 :  a spindle or axle of a wheel

  2. 2 :  a main shaft or beam

  3. 3 :  a shaft on which a revolving cutting tool is mounted

  4. 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


arbor-

combining form ar·bor

Definition of arbor-

  1. :  tree <arboriculture>



Variants of arbor-

or arbori-

Origin of arbor-

Latin arbor


ARBOR Defined for Kids

arbor

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noun ar·bor \ˈär-bər\

Definition of arbor for Students

  1. :  a shelter shaped like an arch over which vines grow




Medical Dictionary

arbor

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noun ar·bor \ˈär-bər\

Medical Definition of arbor

  1. :  a branching anatomical structure resembling a tree




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