treeify

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

tree +‎ -ify

Verb[edit]

treeify ‎(third-person singular simple present treeifies, present participle treeifying, simple past and past participle treeified)

  1. (transitive) To turn into a tree.
    • 1848: James Russell Lowell, A Fable for Critics
      Now, Daphne — before she was happily treeified
      Over all blossoms the lily had deified,
    • 1985: Lope de Vega (Spanish); Alan S. Trueblood & Edwin Honig (tr.), La Dorotea
      Pyramus is now no suicide,
      nor are all Daphnes treeified
      (Ya no se mata Píramo,
      Ni son las Dafnes árboles)
    • 1992: SIGLINK Newsletter, vol. 1, no. 1
      For being able to show it in the figure, this acyclic graph has been "treeified".