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

dendrochronological

play \-ˌkrä-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, -ˌkrō-\ adjective

dendrochronologically

play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

dendrochronologist

play \-krə-ˈnä-lə-jist\ noun

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First Known Use of dendrochronology

circa 1928


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