- the branch of botany dealing with trees and shrubs.
Origin of dendrology
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Dendrology, den-drol′o-ji, n. a treatise on trees: the natural history of trees.
- the branch of botany that is concerned with the natural history of trees and shrubs
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Word Origin and History for dendrology
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- The scientific study of trees and other woody plants.
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