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ar•bor



Pronunciation: (är'bur), [key]
n.
1. a leafy, shady recess formed by tree branches, shrubs, etc.
2. a latticework bower intertwined with climbing vines and flowers.
3. Obs.a grass plot; lawn; garden; orchard. Also, esp. Brit.,arbour.

ar•bor



Pronunciation: (är'bur), [key]
n.
1. Mach.
a. a bar, shaft, or axis that holds, turns, or supports a rotating cutting tool or grinding wheel, often having a tapered shank fitting tightly into the spindle of a machine tool. Cf. mandrel.
b. a beam, shaft, axle, or spindle.
2. Metall.a reinforcing member of a core or mold.

ar•bor



Pronunciation: (är'bur), [key]
n.,
pl. ar•bo•resPronunciation: (är'bu-rēz"). [key]
Bot.
a tree.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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