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dendrochronology
American English: /ˌdɛndroʊkrəˈnɑlədʒi/
British English: /ˌdɛndrəʊkrəˈnɒlədʒi/

Translation of dendrochronology in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • At the tower's core is a massively strong timber frame, which dendrochronology has recently dated to between 1207 and 1216 with rebuilding using many of the old timbers in 1668-9.
    • Radiocarbon suggested construction between AD 900-1020, and dendrochronology dates the felling of three trees to AD 1080-1120.
    • If the Stafford mill proves to be medieval following dendrochronology dating, it will be the first medieval double mill found in Britain made of timber.

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