Definition of arborist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːbərɪst/


A tree surgeon.
Example sentences
  • I would photograph the growths and have an arborist or nurseryman positively identify the growth.
  • He may be concerned as an arborist / tree surgeon with trees which form no part of a forest and do not qualify as growing timber.
  • Bob Rouse, staff arborist with the National Arborist Association in New Hampshire, suggests that you mount your tire swing with an eyebolt rather than wrap rope around the tree's limb.

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