arborcide

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

arbor +‎ -cide

Noun[edit]

arborcide (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of arboricide
    • 2007 January+16, Anthony+Ramirez, “Where There's a Plant, She's Got an Answer”, New York Times:
      It turned out that a neighbor's ailanthus tree was blocking her view. Ms. Powis's answer was meant to discourage both trespassing and arborcide.