arboreal

If it has to do with trees, you can call it arboreal. Monkeys that live in trees are arboreal. The rings of a tree are an indication of arboreal age.

The word arboreal comes from the Latin arboreus, which means "pertaining to trees." It's a word that refers not just to animals that live in trees, but also to anything that resembles the branching form of a tree — like a chandelier or a family geology drawn out. It even can be used to describe, as its Latin root suggests, something pertaining to trees. A Christmas tree shop is an arboreal wonderland. There are trees everywhere!

Definitions of arboreal
  1. adjective
    of or relating to or formed by trees
  2. adjective
    resembling a tree in form and branching structure
  3. adjective
    inhabiting or frequenting trees
    arboreal apes”
    synonyms: arboreous, tree-living
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    Antonyms:
    nonarboreal
    not inhabiting or frequenting trees
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