ornithology

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ornithology (countable and uncountable, plural ornithologies)

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004-2005). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.