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ar•bor

Pronunciation: (r'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. a grass plot; lawn; garden; orchard.

ar•bor

Pronunciation: (r'bur), [key]
? n.
    1. 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.
    2. a beam, shaft, axle, or spindle.
  1. a reinforcing member of a core or mold.

ar•bor

Pronunciation: (r'bur), [key]
? pl. ar•bo•res
  1. a tree.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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