Herbaceous vs Arboreous - What's the difference?

herbaceous | arboreous |


As adjectives the difference between herbaceous and arboreous

is that herbaceous is (label) not woody, lacking lignified tissues while arboreous is woody (as opposed to herbaceous).

herbaceous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (label) not woody, lacking lignified tissues
  • (label) not woody in flavor
  • (label) feeding on herbs and soft plants
  • * 1861 , (Charles John Andersson), Lake Ngami , , page 490
  • The hippopotamus is an herbaceous animal.

    Antonyms

    * woody

    Derived terms

    * herbaceousness

    arboreous

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • Woody (as opposed to herbaceous).
  • Wooded, covered with trees.