arborous


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Related to arborous: arborist, arboreous, arboreal, laborious, Arboreus

arborous

(ˈɑːbərəs)
adj
relating to, or formed by, trees
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.arborous - of or relating to or formed by treesarborous - of or relating to or formed by trees; "an arborous roof"
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But first from under shadie arborous roof, Soon as they forth were come to open sight Of day-spring, and the Sun, who scarce up risen With wheels yet hov'ring o're the Ocean brim, Shot paralel to the earth his dewie ray, Discovering in wide Lantskip all the East Of Paradise and EDENS happie Plains, Lowly they bow'd adoring, and began Thir Orisons, each Morning duly paid In various style, for neither various style Nor holy rapture wanted they to praise Thir Maker, in fit strains pronounc't or sung Unmeditated, such prompt eloquence Flowd from thir lips, in Prose or numerous Verse, More tuneable then needed Lute or Harp To add more sweetness, and they thus began.
Unlike walking down an arborous forest path, paddling down a watercourse offers kayakers opportunities to observe and delight in arresting natural wetland scenes that the common hiker or long-distance biker is not privy to: a variety of smooth golden grasses, triangular sedges with inconspicuous flowers, reed-like leaves of cattails and the velvety cylindrical spikes of bulrushes.
The banks practically did not present arborous vegetation, and the littoral region present several ecological types of aquatic macrophytes: emerged (Typha sp.