[ den-drol-uh-jee ]
/ dɛnˈdrɒl ə dʒi /


the branch of botany dealing with trees and shrubs.

Origin of dendrology

First recorded in 1700–10; dendro- + -logy
Related formsden·dro·log·i·cal [den-druh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌdɛn drəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, den·dro·log·ic, den·drol·o·gous [den-drol-uh-guh s] /dɛnˈdrɒl ə gəs/, adjectiveden·drol·o·gist [den-drol-uh-jist] /dɛnˈdrɒl ə dʒɪst/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for dendrologist


/ (dɛnˈdrɒlədʒɪ) /


the branch of botany that is concerned with the natural history of trees and shrubs
Derived Formsdendrological (ˌdɛndrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), dendrologic or dendrologous, adjectivedendrologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for dendrologist



1708, from dendro- + -ology.

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Science definitions for dendrologist


[ dĕn-drŏlə-jē ]

The scientific study of trees and other woody plants.
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