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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ar·bo·re·al /ɑrˈboriəl, ˈbɔr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·bo·re·al a.
 1. Of or pertaining to a tree, or to trees; of nature of trees.
 2. Attached to, found in or upon, or frequenting, woods or trees; as, arboreal animals.
    Woodpeckers are eminently arboreal.   --Darwin.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to or formed by trees; "an arborous roof"
             [syn: arborical, arborary, arborous]
      2: inhabiting or frequenting trees; "arboreal apes" [syn: arboreous,
          tree-living] [ant: nonarboreal]
      3: resembling a tree in form and branching structure;
         "arborescent coral found off the coast of Bermuda";
         "dendriform sponges" [syn: arboreous, arborescent, arboresque,
          arboriform, dendriform, dendroid, dendroidal, treelike,