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nature study

the study of plants and animals, especially by amateurs.
Origin of nature study
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Bird watching, viewing fantastic fall colors and nature study experiences await those seeking to experience nature.
  • The abundance of wildlife provides great opportunities for nature study and the exploration of the natural world.
British Dictionary definitions for nature study

nature study

the study of the natural world, esp animals and plants, by direct observation at an elementary level
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