arboretum
noun (plural -retums or arboreta) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, plantation of trees, from arbor Date: 1838 a place where trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants are cultivated for scientific and educational purposes

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  • arboretum — [ arbɔretɔm ] n. m. • 1862; mot lat. « lieu planté d arbres » ♦ Bot. Plantation d arbres d essences variées, forestière ou en pépinière, en vue de l expérimentation ou de l ornement. Les arboretums du mont Aigoual. ● arboretum nom masculin (latin …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • arboretum — (n.) tree garden, 1838, from L. arboretum, lit. a place grown with trees, from arbor tree, of unknown origin, + etum, suffix used to form the names of gardens and woods …   Etymology dictionary

  • Arboretum — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arborētum — (lat.), zu botanischen Studienzwecken angepflanzte Gehölzsammlung, die das Verhalten ausländischer Bäume und Sträucher unter gegebenen Klima u. Bodenverhältnissen zu beobachten gestattet. Hauptbedingung ist, daß jede Art die individuellen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Arboretum — Arborētum (vom lat. arbor, Baum), Baumschule …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • arboretum — arborétum m DEFINICIJA agr. nasad raznovrsnog drveća i grmlja, služi u znanstvene, uzgojne i dekorativne svrhe ETIMOLOGIJA vidi arbor …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • arboretum — ► NOUN (pl. arboretums or arboreta) ▪ a garden devoted to the study and display of trees. ORIGIN Latin, from arbor tree …   English terms dictionary

  • arboretum — [är΄bərēt′əm] n. pl. arboretums or arboreta [är΄bərēt′ə] [L < arbor, tree] a place where many kinds of trees and shrubs are grown for exhibition or study …   English World dictionary

  • Arboretum — An arboretum is a collection of trees. 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 …   Wikipedia

  • Arboretum — Eingangsbereich des Arboretums Sequoiafarm Kaldenkirchen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Arboretum — Couleurs automnales du Westonbirt Arboretum, Gloucestershire, Angleterre …   Wikipédia en Français

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