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)

Museum stores its entomology collections in special specimen drawers.
  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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