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EtymologyEdit

From New Latin ornithologia, coined by Ulisse Aldrovandi from Ancient Greek ὀρνιθολόγος (ornithológos),[1] from ὄρνις (órnis) and λόγος (lógos). See also ornitho- +‎ -logy

NounEdit

ornithology (countable and uncountable, plural ornithologies)

  1. The branch of zoology that deals with the scientific study of birds.
    Synonyms: birdlore, fowl-lore

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004) Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja [Modern Finnish etymological dictionary] (in Finnish), Juva: WSOY, →ISBN