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Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

-dendron

A shrub or tree.

[Greek dendron, tree.]

This appears in a few common names of trees and shrubs, such as rhododendron (Greek rhodon, rose), a shrub or small tree with large clusters of bell-shaped flowers; philodendron (Greek philos, loving), a tropical American climbing plant; liriodendron (Greek leirion, lily), a tree of a small genus which includes the tulip tree; fremontodendron, a Californian shrub, also called the flannel bush.

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