arboreous

adjective
ar·​bo·​re·​ous | \-ē-əs \

Definition of arboreous 

: arboreal an arboreous palm

First Known Use of arboreous

1646, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about arboreous

Statistics for arboreous

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for arboreous

The first known use of arboreous was in 1646

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on arboreous

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with arboreous

Comments on arboreous

What made you want to look up arboreous? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a nest or breeding place

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!