abounding in trees; wooded.
(def 2).
Historical Examples

He strode down the mountain as though he had been born on its arboreous slopes.
The Tale of Timber Town Alfred Grace

The arboreous vegetation was much the same as on the other side of the pass.
Western Himalaya and Tibet Thomas Thomson

They are plentiful about Moose Factory and inland, where they breed, choosing an arboreous situation.
The Passenger Pigeon Various

The arable lands of Hango are nearly destitute of trees, a few willows being the only arboreous vegetation.
Western Himalaya and Tibet Thomas Thomson

At a temple near Jaisa found the Juniper of Oongar in flower, and arboreous, attaining a height of about 40 feet.
Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith

On the banks Stravadium, and an arboreous Butea, a Combretum, are common.
Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith

thickly wooded; having many trees
another word for arborescent


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