Definition of Arborescent

1. Adjective. Resembling a tree in form and branching structure. "Dendriform sponges"




Definition of Arborescent

1. a. Resembling a tree; becoming woody in stalk; dendritic; having crystallizations disposed like the branches and twigs of a tree.

Definition of Arborescent

1. Adjective. Like a tree; having a structure or appearance similar to a tree's; branching. ¹

2. Adjective. (philosophy) Marked by insistence on totalizing principles, binarism and dualism (opposed to the rhizome theory). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arborescent

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Arborescent

1. Resembling a tree (applied to non-woody plants attaining tree height and to shrubs tending to become tree-like in size). Compare: dendroid. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arborescent

arborator
arborators
arborcide
arboreal
arboreal salamander
arboreality
arboreally
arboreals
arbored
arboreol
arboreols
arboreous
arbores
arborescence
arborescences
arborescent (current term)
arborescent cataract
arborescent plant
arboresque
arboret
arboreta
arborets
arboretum
arboretums
arborical
arboricidal
arboricide
arboricides
arboricities
arboricity

Literary usage of Arborescent

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"G. On arborescent Carboniferous Limestone from near Bristol. By HORACE B. WOODWARD, FMS A specimen of Carboniferous Limestone, showing arborescent markings, ..."

2. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"arborescent. Leaves ovate. This is the most common form of the species. ... arborescent. Leaves ovate, variegated with a silvery colour. 1 B. ta aurea Hort. ..."

3. A Conchological Manual by George Brettingham Sowerby (1846)
"13. Section of Nautilus.—14. Undulating Septa.—15. arborescent ... 15 a specimen is given of the arborescent septa. Siphon. The Siphon is dorsal when placed ..."

4. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"arborescent. Leaves ovate. This is the most common form of the species. ... arborescent. Leaves ovate, variegated with a silvery colour. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"This-is one of the most important types as exhibiting the arborescent and encrusting form of growth. It is fairly abundant.] . calcareous spine« (hollow) ..."

6. The Ivy, a Monograph: Comprising the History, Uses, Characteristics, and by Shirley Hibberd (1872)
"The arborescent or fruiting form of Hedera helix, the common European ivy. ... The arborescent form of H. helix is much less sportive than the climbing form ..."

7. Literary Anecdotes and Contemporary Reminiscences of Professor Porson and Others by Edmund Henry Barker (1852)
"A series of facts and observations respecting the Natural Causes of arborescent or Dendritic Figures in the two divisions of Animal and Vegetable Structures ..."

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