dendrology

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

noun

the branch of botany dealing with trees and shrubs.

Nearby words

  1. dendrogram,
  2. dendroid,
  3. dendrological,
  4. dendrologist,
  5. dendrologous,
  6. dendron,
  7. dendrophagous,
  8. dendrophilous,
  9. dene,
  10. dene hole

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

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British Dictionary definitions for dendrologist

dendrology

/ (dɛnˈdrɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

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

dendrology

n.

1708, from dendro- + -ology.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Science definitions for dendrologist

dendrology

[ dĕn-drŏlə-jē ]

The scientific study of trees and other woody plants.
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