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Noun: arbor  aar-bur
Usage: N. Amer, Austral (=arbour)
  1. Tree (as opposed to shrub)
    - arbour [Brit, Cdn]
  2. Any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts
    - spindle, mandrel, mandril, arbour [Brit, Cdn]
  3. A framework that supports climbing plants
    "the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park";
    - arbour [Brit, Cdn], bower, pergola

Derived forms: arbors

Type of: frame, framework, rotating shaft, shaft, tree

Part of: drive

Encyclopedia: Arbor, Texas