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dendrology

Line breaks: den¦drol|ogy
Pronunciation: /dɛnˈdrɒlədʒi
 
/

Definition of dendrology in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The scientific study of trees.
Example sentences
  • The process of naming plants and classifying them into those groupings is called nomenclature; the study of trees themselves is called dendrology.
  • It should certainly be considered as a student textbook for courses on dendrology and field botany.
  • I was introduced to the concept of phenotype during a course in forest dendrology, the taxonomy of trees.

Derivatives

dendrological

1
Pronunciation: /-drəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
adjective
Example sentences
  • The author presents brief history and presence of dendrological collections of the Arboretum Academy of Sciences.
  • The Castle in Prùhonice is surrounded by a well known dendrological garden.
  • On the date of inventory in 2004, the dendrological collection contained 930 accessions, compromising 340 species, 62 genera and 26 families.

dendrologist

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Tree experts or dendrologists who would prefer to spend their time in the library or arboretum studying trees must often spend a lot of time in their cars on the highways and interstates.
  • If trees are designated for removal, it is accomplished best under the supervision of an expert dendrologist.
  • The popular publications hold much interest for biologists, dendrologists, foresters, gardeners, tree lovers, and students.

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