adjective ar·bo·re·al \är-ˈbr-ē-əl\

: of or relating to trees

: living in or often found in trees

Full Definition of ARBOREAL

:  of, relating to, or resembling a tree
:  inhabiting or frequenting trees <arboreal monkeys>
ar·bo·re·al·ly \-ə-lē\ adverb

Origin of ARBOREAL

Latin arboreus of a tree, from arbor
First Known Use: circa 1667

Other Ecology Terms

Malthusian, anthropogenic, biomass, carbon footprint, crepuscular, niche, sere, symbiosis, taiga, tundra


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