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ornithology

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EtymologyEdit

From modern Latin ornithologia, coined by Ulisse Aldrovandi from Ancient Greek ὀρνιθολόγος (ornithológos),[1] from ὄρνις (órnis) and λόγος (lógos).

NounEdit

ornithology (uncountable)

  1. The branch of zoology that deals with the scientific study of birds.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2005). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.