dendrophile etymology

English word dendrophile comes from a combination of dendro- (tree) and phile- (loving), both of which derive from Ancient Greek δένδρον (déndron - tree) and φίλος (phílos - dear, beloved)

Detailed word origin of dendrophile

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
δένδρον Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc) tree
φίλος Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc) dear, beloved
dendro- English (eng) Dendr- + -o-.
-phile English (eng) Forming nouns and adjectives meaning "loving", "friendly", or "friend".
dendrophile English (eng) One who loves trees.

Words with the same origin as dendrophile

Descendants of -phile
Hungarophile Indophile Londonphile Turcophile Xenaphile amphiphile capnophile coprophile entomophile gerontophile infracaninophile mesophile necrophile oenophile parthenophile pedophile pianophile pronucleophile psammophile redophile scopophile siderophile spankophile tobaccophile toxophile
Descendants of dendro-
dendroarchaeology dendrochemistry dendrochronological dendrochronologist dendrochronology dendroclimatic dendroclimatological dendroclimatology dendrodate dendrodendritic dendroecology dendrogeomorphological dendrogeomorphology dendroglioma dendrogram dendrohydrology dendrolite dendrology dendromancy dendrometer dendrometry dendrophobia dendrophyte dendrothermal