dendrology

[den-drol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of botany dealing with trees and shrubs.

Origin:
1700–10; dendro- + -logy

dendrological [den-druh-loj-i-kuhl] , dendrologic, dendrologous [den-drol-uh-guhs] , adjective
dendrologist [den-drol-uh-jist] , noun
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dendrology (dɛnˈdrɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of botany that is concerned with the natural history of trees and shrubs
 
dendrological
 
adj
 
dendro'logic
 
adj
 
den'drologous
 
adj
 
den'drologist
 
n

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dendrology
1708, from dendro-, comb. form of Gk. dendron "tree" + -ology.
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dendrology   (děn-drŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of trees and other woody plants.
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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.
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