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arboricole (verb), arboricoles; arboricoled; arboricoling: trees
1. To live predominantly in trees or large woody shrubs.
2. Etymology: from French arboricole which came from Latin arbor, "tree" + colere, "to inhabit".
This entry is located in the following units: arbor-, arbori- (page 1) -cola, -colas; -cole; -colent; -colid; -coline; -colous (page 4)
dendrocole (verb), dendrocoles; dendrocoled; dendrocoling: trees
Living in or growing on trees.
hylacole (verb), hylacoles; hylacoled; hylacoling: trees
Living among trees, or in woodland or forest areas.
This entry is located in the following unit: -cola, -colas; -cole; -colent; -colid; -coline; -colous (page 10)
nemoricole (verb), nemoricoles; nemoricoled; nemoricoling: trees
Living in open woodland.
This entry is located in the following unit: -cola, -colas; -cole; -colent; -colid; -coline; -colous (page 14)
ptenophyllocole (verb), ptenophyllocoles; ptenophyllocoled; ptenophyllocoling: trees
Living in deciduous trees that lose their leaves in the autumn and grow new ones in the spring.
This entry is located in the following unit: -cola, -colas; -cole; -colent; -colid; -coline; -colous (page 21)
tree (s), trees (pl)
A tree is a perennial woody plant with three basic characteristics that distinguish it from all other plants.
  1. Size: In maturity it is much bigger than all other plants.
  2. Form: A typical tree has a single stem which bears branches at a distance above the ground.
  3. Way of life: Under natural conditions trees grow in stands (forests) which dominate their area of land.
  4. By the wood of their trunks, their fruits, and the special kind of environment they create, trees influence life on earth more than any other kind of plant.

    1001 Questions Answered about Trees by Rutherford Platt; Dodd, Mead & Company; New York; 1959.
Units related to: “Trees
(Latin: tree, trees)
(an expression of admiration and appreciation for trees)