[ den-drol-uh-jee ]
/ dɛnˈdrɒl ə dʒi /
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the branch of botany dealing with trees and shrubs.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dendrologyden·dro·log·i·cal [den-druh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌdɛn drəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, den·dro·log·ic, den·drol·o·gous [den-drol-uh-guhs], /dɛnˈdrɒl ə gəs/, adjectiveden·drol·o·gist [den-drol-uh-jist], /dɛnˈdrɒl ə dʒɪst/, noun
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Dendrology, den-drol′o-ji, n. a treatise on trees: the natural history of trees.
British Dictionary definitions for dendrology
/ (dɛnˈdrɒlədʒɪ) /
the branch of botany that is concerned with the natural history of trees and shrubs
Derived forms of dendrologydendrological (ˌdɛndrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), dendrologic or dendrologous, adjectivedendrologist, noun
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Scientific definitions for dendrology
[ dĕn-drŏl′ə-jē ]
The scientific study of trees and other woody plants.
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