Arboretum

An arboretum (plural: arboreta) in a narrow sense is a collection of trees only. Related collections include a fruticetum (from the Latin frutex, meaning shrub), and a viticetum, a collection of vines. More commonly, today, an arboretum is a botanical garden containing living collections of woody plants intended at least partly for scientific stud...
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Arboretum

• (n.) A place in which a collection of rare trees and shrubs is cultivated for scientific or educational purposes.
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arboretum

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arboretum

(plural arboreta) a taxonomically arranged collection of trees.
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arboretum

botanical garden noun a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition
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Arboretum

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Arboretum

Ar`bo·re'tum noun ; plural Arboreta [ Latin , a place grown with trees.] A place in which a collection of rare trees and shrubs is cultivated for scientific or educational purposes.
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Arboretum

A botanical collection of trees, that are normally for public viewing.
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Arboretum

a collection of trees grown as specimens (see Pinetum)
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arboretum

A garden with a large collection of trees and shrubs cultivated for scientific or educational purposes.
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arboretum

A garden with a large collection of trees and shrubs cultivated for scientific or educational purposes.
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Arboretum

An arboretum is a place in which a collection of different trees and shrubs is cultivated for scientific or educational purposes.
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arboretum

arboretum (s), arboreta (pl) 1. A place where an extensive variety of woody plants are cultivated for scientific, educational, and ornamental purposes. 2. A laboratory for developing new varieties of trees and shrubs of special beauty, or faster growth, or resistance to pests and diseases; and to experiment with trees from foreign lands to dis...
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arboretum

arboretum: see botanical garden.
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arboretum

Collection of trees. An arboretum may contain a wide variety of species or just closely related species or varieties – for example, different types of pine tree
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Arboretum

pl. arboreta; a place where trees, shrubs, vines and herbaceous plants are cultivated for scientific and educational purposes.
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Arboretum

This is a garden with a large collection of trees and shrubs. They are specifically grown for scientific or educational purpose.
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arboretum

[n] - a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition
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