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dendrochronology

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noun den·dro·chro·nol·o·gy \ˌden-(ˌ)drō-krə-ˈnä-lə-jē\

Definition of dendrochronology

  1. :  the science of dating events and variations in environment in former periods by comparative study of growth rings in trees and aged wood

den·dro·chro·no·log·i·cal play \-ˌkrä-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, -ˌkrō-\ adjective
den·dro·chro·no·log·i·cal·ly play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
den·dro·chro·nol·o·gist play \-krə-ˈnä-lə-jist\ noun


Circa 1928

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circa 1928


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