arboreal

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɑːrˈbɔːriəl/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɑrˈbɔriəl, -ˈboʊr-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(är bôrē əl, -bōr-)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ar•bo•re•al /ɑrˈbɔriəl, -ˈboʊr-/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. Botanyof or relating to trees;
    treelike:arboreal surroundings.
  2. living in trees:arboreal animals.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ar•bo•re•al  (är bôrē əl, -bōr-),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Botanyof or pertaining to trees;
    treelike.
  2. Also,  arboreous. living in or among trees.
  3. Zoologyadapted for living and moving about in trees, as the limbs and skeleton of opossums, squirrels, monkeys, and apes.
ar•bore•al•ly, adv. 
  • Latin arbore(us) of trees (arbor tree + -eus -eous) + -al1
  • 1660–70

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
arboreal /ɑːˈbɔːrɪəl/ adj
  1. of, relating to, or resembling a tree
  2. living in or among trees
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