Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to a tree or trees; living or situated among trees.

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Usage examples "arboreal":

  1. But who would expect anything worth while to come from a head so badly combed and placed on an Indian poorly shod, classified until recently among the arboreal animals? - "The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo'", Jose Rizal.
  2. Willing hands extracted M'Snape from his arboreal envelope- he could probably have got home quite well without it, but once a Boy Scout, always a Boy Scout- and he made his report. - "The First Hundred Thousand", Ian Hay.
  3. Their habits are alike nocturnal and arboreal. - "Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon", Robert A. Sterndale.