arboret

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

arboret (plural arborets)

  1. (obsolete) A small tree or shrub.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.vi:
      No arboret with painted blossomes drest, / And smelling sweet, but there it might be found [...].
    • 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost[[1]]:
      Then voluble and bold, now hid, now seen, Among thick-woven arborets and flowers.
    • 1810, Robert Southey, The Curse of Kehama[[2]]:
      And arborets of jointed stone were there, And plants of fibres fine as silkworm's thread.
  2. (obsolete) A grove, shrubbery or arbour

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Romanian[edit]

arboret

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin arborētum, equivalent to arbore +‎ -et. Compare Aromanian arburet.

Noun[edit]

arboret n (plural arboreturi)

  1. stand (forestry: contiguous group)
  2. brush (vegetation)
  3. grove, thicket, small wood
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Italian alberetto

Noun[edit]

arboret n (plural arboreturi)

  1. upper part of a mast; topmast
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