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arborescent

ar·bo·res·cent

arborescent

 
pronunciation:
ar b re snt
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part of speech: adjective
definition: treelike in shape or size.
derivation: arborescence (n.)
Word Parts
The word arborescent contains the following parts:
arbor Latin root that means tree
-escent Latin adjective-forming suffix that means becoming; beginning to