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Including the arboretum, their total area did not then exceed 11 acres.

To-day we arrived at Derby, and hastened to see its Arboretum.

But the arboretum wanted a good many of those trees and so did we.

The final purchase was made largely in order that the arboretum might be able to start off with the Bixby collection as a nucleus.

A large proportion of the total acreage of the Gardens is monopolized by the arboretum.

Hester met me at the station, and we walked through the Arboretum to her home on the campus.

Loudon, in his Arboretum, has collected much information, but has left the question pretty much where it was seventy years since.

Well, to-morrow we can go to see them; in the Arboretum at the foot of the big Monterey pine.

The Arboretum, or third section, includes twenty-five acres, and contains all kinds of ornamental and fruit trees.

You can take my bag round while I walk up through the arboretum and let myself in by the Garden Room.

WORD ORIGIN

"tree-garden," 1838, from Latin arboretum, literally "a place grown with trees," from arbor "tree," of unknown origin, + -etum, suffix used to form the names of gardens and woods.

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