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Meaning of ARBORETUM

Pronunciation:  `ârbu'reetum

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

ARBORETUM is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: botanical garden
 
 See Also: facility, installation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar`bo*re"tum\, n.; pl. {Arboreta}. [L., 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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