treelike in size and form.
Two heaths of arborescent growth and a whortleberry cover large tracts on the mountains.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 3 Various
The sierras of the Buenos Aires province have no arborescent vegetation.
The Argentine Republic Pierre Denis
I picked up the flowers of an arborescent Hibiscus, and the fruit of Lagertræmia grandiflora.
Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith
The six upper or ascending feet are arborescent, and each branch is armed at the distal end with a spathilla (figs. 1, 2).
Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, Second Part: Subclass Osculosa; Index Ernst Haeckel
These arborescent plants, in full bloom, measured thirty feet in height.
In Search of the Castaways Jules Verne
It seems that arborescent vegetation had then attained its apogee.
The World Before the Deluge Louis Figuier
The collection of the museum is already rich in trunks of arborescent fern.
Movement of the International Literary Exchanges, between France and North America from January 1845 to May, 1846 Various
These septa, which belong to the serotina, lie between the arborescent villi of the chorion.
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour
Spicula all geminate-triradiate, with a stout and short middle rod and three arborescent shanks on each end of it.
Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, First Part: Porulosa (Spumellaria and Acantharia) Ernst Haeckel
In South America also arborescent grasses abound in the dense forests of Chiloe, in lat.
Principles of Geology Charles Lyell
having the shape or characteristics of a tree
arborescent ar·bo·res·cent (är’bə-rěs’ənt)
a tree. noun the US spelling of arbour noun a rotating shaft in a machine or power tool on which a milling cutter or grinding wheel is fitted a rotating shaft or mandrel on which a workpiece is fitted for machining (metallurgy) a part, piece, or structure used to reinforce the core of a mould […]
a plot of land on which many different trees or shrubs are grown for study or display. Historical Examples Well, to-morrow we can go to see them; in the arboretum at the foot of the big Monterey pine. Insect Stories Vernon L. Kellogg Including the arboretum, their total area did not then exceed 11 acres. […]
the cultivation of trees and shrubs. Historical Examples And I am not at all angry because you sing us the same old song about the English ploughs and arboriculture and silviculture. Dona Perfecta B. Perez Galdos He has not lived in vain, for he is a tree planter and believes in arboriculture. Seed Dispersal William […]
a variety of cultivated short-grain rice with a high starch content: used especially for risotto.