dendrogram

noun
den·​dro·​gram | \ ˈden-drə-ˌgram How to pronounce dendrogram (audio) \

Definition of dendrogram

: a branching diagram representing a hierarchy of categories based on degree of similarity or number of shared characteristics especially in biological taxonomy

First Known Use of dendrogram

circa 1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Dendrogram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dendrogram. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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