Definition of arborist
: a specialist in the care and maintenance of trees
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Fege and her board are calling for more staff — four arborists — and planting 2,000 trees instead of 1,200 during the new fiscal year.
Assistant city arborist Laurie Reid Dukes, who is an entomologist, collected specimens of the insect at the site.
Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers (Timber Press, $49.95), by George E. Brown, revised and expanded by Tony Kirkham, walks any would-be arborist through a veritable dictionary of trees, from abelias to zenobias.
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