arborist
noun Date: 1578 a specialist in the care and maintenance of trees

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Arborist — Ar bor*ist, n. [F. arboriste, fr. L. arbor tree.] One who makes trees his study, or who is versed in the knowledge of trees. Howell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arborist — (n.) 1570s, from L. arbor tree, of unknown origin, + IST (Cf. ist). In early use probably from Fr. arboriste …   Etymology dictionary

  • arborist — [är′bər ist] n. a specialist in the planting and maintenance of trees …   English World dictionary

  • Arborist — An arborist is a professional in the practice of arboriculture, which is the management and maintenance of amenity trees. Work can include tree surgery and also care of shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants. An arborist is distinct from …   Wikipedia

  • arborist — /ahr beuhr ist/, n. a specialist in the cultivation and care of trees and shrubs, including tree surgery, the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of tree diseases, and the control of pests. [1570 80; ARBOR3 + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • arborist — noun A person in the practice of arboriculture; a tree surgeon …   Wiktionary

  • Arborist — Ar|bo|rist der; en, en <zu ↑...ist> (veraltet) Baumgärtner …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • arborist — n. one who cares for trees and shrubs, expert on the treatment and prevention of tree diseases and pests …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arborist — noun a tree surgeon …   English new terms dictionary

  • arborist — ar·bo·rist …   English syllables

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