entomology

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From French entomologie, from Ancient Greek ἔντομον (éntomon, insect) + -logie (from Ancient Greek -λογία (-logía, -logy)).

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  • Hyphenation: en‧to‧mo‧lo‧gy
  • Rhymes: -ɒlədʒi

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entomology (uncountable)

  1. The scientific study of insects, and (informal) of other arthropods (and occasionally other invertebrates).
    Entomology is an important field of study within biology.

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