Definition of dendrology in English:

dendrology

noun

  • [mass noun] The scientific study of trees.

    • ‘The process of naming plants and classifying them into those groupings is called nomenclature; the study of trees themselves is called dendrology.’
    • ‘I was introduced to the concept of phenotype during a course in forest dendrology, the taxonomy of trees.’
    • ‘This is not just another tree guide or dendrology text for identifying trees and describing their characteristics.’
    • ‘It should certainly be considered as a student textbook for courses on dendrology and field botany.’
    • ‘I imagine that the text could easily be used by any college level dendrology class taught in neighboring states.’
    • ‘Scientists do not yet fully understand all the actions and interactions of autumn leaf colors, but you may want to try contacting a dendrology department at a university with a forestry school.’

Pronunciation:

dendrology

/dɛnˈdrɒlədʒi/