Definition of Arboraceous
1. Adjective. Abounding in trees. "A woody area near the highway"
Similar to: Wooded
Derivative terms: Woods, Woodsiness, Woodiness
Definition of Arboraceous
1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to trees ¹
2. Adjective. Abounding in trees ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arboraceous
Literary usage of Arboraceous
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ceylon: A General Description of the Island, Historical, Physical by Horatio John Suckling (1876)
"... arboraceous plant, producing acid berries the size of red currants, and tasting Like cranberries, is found at Newera Ellia. ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1880)
"... description of the arboraceous and herbaceous treasures of Tennessee, and an earnest plea in favour of shade trees and plants in urban districts. ..."
3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1813)
"The multiplication of polypi, ol which I have treated, explains admirably the arboraceous form oi coral, as also the increase of the brain lies detached ..."
4. The Old Red Sandstone, Or, New Walks in an Old Field: To which is Appended a by Hugh Miller (1892)
"... in the present day, should be closely connected with the towering and thickly spread forests of arboraceous ferns and gigantic reeds — vegetables of ..."
5. Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce Bryce (1900)
"... out beside 1 It was here only, on the banks of a stream, that I observed the extremely handsome arboraceous St.-John's-wort (Hypericum Schim- peri), ..."
6. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1832)
"... of Forest Trees, and arboraceous Plants; with Directions for Planting. In 12mo., price 6s., TRB VILLA AND COTTAGE FLORISTS DIRECTORY: ..."
7. The doctrine of descent and Darwinism by Oscar Schmidt, Schmidt (Eduard Oskar) (1875)
"Palms and arboraceous plants characterize the vegetation. The animal world has likewise remained essentially the same from the earliest sections of the ..."
8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"BIRCH (Betula), a genus of arboraceous plants constituting the principal portion of the natural order ..."