What does arboretum mean?

Definitions for arboretumˌɑr bəˈri təm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arboretum, botanical garden(noun)

    a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition


  1. arboretum(Noun)

    A place where many varieties of trees are grown for research, educational, and ornamental purposes.

  2. Origin: From arboretum, from arbor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arboretum(noun)

    a place in which a collection of rare trees and shrubs is cultivated for scientific or educational purposes

  2. Origin: [L., a place grown with trees.]


  1. Arboretum

    An arboretum in a narrow sense is a collection of trees only. Related collections include a fruticetum, 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 study. An arboretum specializing in growing conifers is known as a pinetum. Other specialist arboreta include salicetums, populetums, and quercetums. The term arboretum was first used in an English publication by John Claudius Loudon in 1833 in The Gardener's Magazine but the concept was already long-established by then.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arboretum in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arboretum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Diane Frolov:

    What is it about genus arboretum that socks us in the figurative solar plexus We see a logging truck go cruising down the road, stacked with a bunch of those fresh-cut giants, we feel like we lost a brother. Next thing you know, we're in The Brick, we're flopping money down on the bar. Wood. We're under a roof. Wood. We're walking the floors. Wood. Grabbing a pool cue. That's wood. Our friends in the forest carry a set of luggage from the mythical baggage carousel. Tree of life, tree of knowledge, family tree, Buddha's Bodhi tree. Page one of life, in the beginning. Genesis 322. Adam and Eve. They're kicking back in the garden of Eden and boom, they get an eviction notice. Why is that Lest they should also take of the tree of life, eat and live forever. A definitive Yahweh no-no. Be good to yourself, go out and plant a wet one on a tree.

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