dendrology

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

noun

the branch of botany dealing with trees and shrubs.

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Origin of dendrology

First recorded in 1700–10; dendro- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM dendrology

den·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 dendrology

dendrology
/ (dɛnˈdrɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of botany that is concerned with the natural history of trees and shrubs

Derived forms of dendrology

dendrological (ˌdɛndrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), dendrologic or dendrologous, adjectivedendrologist, noun
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Scientific definitions for dendrology

dendrology
[ dĕn-drŏlə-jē ]

The scientific study of trees and other woody plants.
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