dendrology den*drol"o*gy, n. [Gr. de`ndron tree + -logy: cf. F. dendrologie.] 1. the branch of botany studying trees and shrubs; the natural history of trees. [PJC]

2. A discourse or treatise on trees. [1913 Webster] -- {den`dro*log"ic*al}, a. -- {den`dro*log"ic}, a. -- {den*drol"o*gist}, a. [PJC]

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  • dendrology — noun Date: circa 1708 the study of trees • dendrological adjective • dendrologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • dendrology — noun the study of trees and other woody plants See Also: dendrochronology …   Wiktionary

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