Complete Definition of "arbor"

English

Pronunciation
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Alternative spellings
arbour (Chiefly British)

Noun
arbor (plural arbors or arbores)

  1. A shady sitting place, usually in a park or garden, and usually surrounded by climbing shrubs or vines and other vegetation.
  2. An axis or shaft supporting a rotate|rotating part on a lathe.
  3. A bar for supporting cutting tools.
  4. A spindle of a wheel.
  5. A grove of trees.

Related terms
arboreal
arbor vitae

Category:English nouns with irregular plurals


Latin

Alternative spellings
arbos|arbÅs

Noun
la-noun|arbor|arboris|arbÅris|f|third

  1. a tree

Inflection
la-decl-3rd|M|arbor|arbÅr

Derived terms

arborarius
arborator
arboreus
arboresco
mid
arboretum
arborius
arbuscula (diminutive)

Related terms
arbuscula
arbustus
arbutus

Descendants
French: arbre
Italian: albero
Spanish: árbol

See also
pomus

Category:Latin nouns


Romanian

Noun
arbor m, pl. arbori

  1. variant of arbore.

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Revision and Credits for"arbor"
  • 2007-12-20 04:42 - AutoFormat - category English nouns with irregular plurals moved to English section, category Latin nouns moved to Latin section

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