lepidopterology

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From Ancient Greek λεπίς ‎(lepís, scale) + πτερόν ‎(pterón, wing) + -λογία ‎(-logía, -logy, branch of study).

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lepidopterology

  1. (biology, zoology, entomology) The scientific study of butterflies and moths (the Lepidoptera).
  2. lepidoptery (the hobby of butterfly collecting)

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