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dendrology

[den-drol-uh-jee] /dɛnˈdrɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of botany dealing with trees and shrubs.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; dendro- + -logy
Related forms
dendrological
[den-druh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌdɛn drəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
dendrologic, dendrologous
[den-drol-uh-guh s] /dɛnˈdrɒl ə gəs/ (Show IPA),
adjective
dendrologist
[den-drol-uh-jist] /dɛnˈdrɒl ə dʒɪst/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Examples for dendrology
  • If you consult a good dendrology text for trees in your area, this should be an easily identification.
  • The study of identification and structure of trees is called dendrology.
  • In the case of evergreens, you can consult a good dendrology text for the particular species you wish to cultivate.
  • The enclosed information will help you in your dendrology, or botanical study of trees.
British Dictionary definitions for dendrology

dendrology

/dɛnˈdrɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of botany that is concerned with the natural history of trees and shrubs
Derived Forms
dendrological (ˌdɛndrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), dendrologic, dendrologous, adjective
dendrologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for dendrology
n.

1708, from dendro- + -ology.

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dendrology in Science
dendrology
  (děn-drŏl'ə-jē)   
The scientific study of trees and other woody plants.
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