Expand scientific vocabulary with the Latin root ARBOR. The word for tree will branch out into new vocabulary words for students of all ages and abilities.
arborist (n): a tree doctor, an expert in the cultivation and care of trees. arborization (n): when minerals or fossils take on a tree-like appearance. arbor (n): shady and leafy, a recess formed by trees and shrubs. Also an arch of latticework covered with crawling vines or flowers. arboriform (adj): shaped like a tree or the branches of a tree. The arboriform coral of the barrier reef is so beautiful. arboret (n): a small tree or shrub. arboresque (adj): having the quality or appearance of a tree. arborescent (adj): like a tree in size or shape; growing into a tree. arborator (n): one who plants or prunes trees. arboreous (adj): full of trees, abounding in trees. The arboreous landscapes of Oregon will always be home for me. arbored (adj): lined with trees, shaded. arboriculture (n): the cultivation of trees or shrubs. arborolatry (n): the worship of trees. arborous (n): of or pertaining to trees.