Arborescence



treelike in size and form.
Historical Examples

Thus passed the leafy time when arborescence seems to be the one thing aimed at out of doors.
Tess of the d’Urbervilles Thomas Hardy

It is not a blotting out—it is a polishing, it is an arborescence, it is an efflorescence, it is an irradiation.
New Tabernacle Sermons Thomas De Witt Talmage

adjective
having the shape or characteristics of a tree

arborescent ar·bo·res·cent (är’bə-rěs’ənt)
adj.
Dendriform.

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