How to say with one word: “it has a tree structure”

  • When objects relate to each other as pearls on a string (open, not closed), then we can say that the whole structure is “sequential” or “linear”.

  • The same way, we can call something “cyclic” if its elements are sequential, and the first is also connected to the last, like a necklace.

But is there a single adjective for expressing that some objects form a tree structure, like:

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My only idea was “hierarchical”, but that also implies that the root (starting point) of the tree is the most, and leaves are the least important, which isn’t always the case.



branching like a tree

Merriam Webster

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