subarboreal

arboreal

[ahr-bawr-ee-uhl, -bohr-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to trees; treelike.
2.
Also, arboreous. living in or among trees.
3.
Zoology. adapted for living and moving about in trees, as the limbs and skeleton of opossums, squirrels, monkeys, and apes.

Origin:
1660–70; < Latin arbore(us) of trees (arbor tree + -eus -eous) + -al1

arboreally, adverb
subarboreal, adjective
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arboreal (ɑːˈbɔːrɪəl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or resembling a tree
2.  living in or among trees: arboreal monkeys

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arboreal
1660s, from L. arboreus "pertaining to trees," from arbor "tree," of unknown origin, + -al (1).
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arboreal   (är-bôr'ē-əl)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or living in trees.
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