cetologist

cetology

[see-tol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of zoology dealing with whales and dolphins.

Origin:
1850–55; cet- + -o- + -logy

cetological [seet-l-oj-i-kuhl] , adjective
cetologist, noun
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cetology (siːˈtɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of zoology concerned with the study of whales (cetaceans)
 
[C19: from Latin cētus whale]
 
cetological
 
adj
 
ce'tologist
 
n

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