lepidoptery

lepidopterology

[lep-i-dop-tuh-rol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of zoology dealing with butterflies and moths.
Also, lepidoptery [lep-i-dop-tuh-ree] .


Origin:
1895–1900; Lepidopter(a) + -o- + -logy

lepidopterological [lep-i-dop-ter-uh-loj-i-kuhl] , adjective
lepidopterist, noun
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lepidopterology

noun
the branch of entomology dealing with Lepidoptera 
lepidoptery

noun
the branch of entomology dealing with Lepidoptera [syn: lepidopterology
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