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1. Relating to or resembling a tree.
2. Living in trees; arboreous: arboreal apes.

[From Latin arboreus, from arbor, tree.]

ar·bo′re·al·ly adv.


in trees or by trees
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Interestingly, the gun's most obvious departure from other carbines of the period, the lack of a fore-end, like the similarly arboreally deprived Maynard, doesn't seem to have elicited much passion one way or the other.
Supported by slender steel columns that splay arboreally at their tops, the concrete canopy is perforated by a series of different-sized oculi.
Understanding "The Fly" as though its sequence is signaled arboreally presupposes a particular relation between linguistic and graphic text whereby the former is harmoniously framed by the latter; the lyric effectively doubles as the foliage of the trees.