arboreous

adjective
ar·​bo·​re·​ous | \ är-ˈbȯr-ē-əs How to pronounce arboreous (audio) \

Definition of arboreous

: arboreal an arboreous palm

First Known Use of arboreous

1646, in the meaning defined above

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“Arboreous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arboreous. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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