ar·​bo·​res·​cent ˌär-bə-ˈre-sᵊnt How to pronounce arborescent (audio)
: resembling a tree in properties, growth, structure, or appearance
arborescence noun

Word History

First Known Use

1675, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of arborescent was in 1675

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“Arborescent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


ar·​bo·​res·​cent ˌär-bə-ˈres-ᵊnt How to pronounce arborescent (audio)
: resembling a tree in growth, structure, or appearance

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