dendrolatry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dendr- (from Ancient Greek δένδρον (déndron, tree)) + -o- (Ancient Greek interfix) + -latry (from Ancient Greek λατρεία (latreía, worship))[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dendrolatry (uncountable)

  1. The worship of trees.[1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 denˈdrolatry” defined as a derived term of the prefix “dendro-”, listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]