tree-shaped

adjective
resembling a tree in form and branching structure
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arborescent coral found off the coast of Bermuda

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dendriform sponges

Syn:
Similar to: ↑branchy
Derivationally related forms: ↑arbor (for: ↑arboreous), ↑arbor (for: ↑arboreal)

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