ar·​bor·​ize ˈär-bə-ˌrīz How to pronounce arborize (audio)
arborized; arborizing

intransitive verb

: to branch freely and repeatedly

Word History

First Known Use

1794, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of arborize was in 1794

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Cite this Entry

“Arborize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition


intransitive verb
variants or British arborise
arborized or British arborised; arborizing or British arborising
: to branch freely and repeatedly
the nerve fibers arborized
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