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oology

[oh-ol-uh-jee] /oʊˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of ornithology that studies birds' eggs.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; oo- + -logy
Related forms
oological
[oh-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌoʊ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
oologist, noun
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Examples for oology
  • oology on the northern plains: an historical review.
British Dictionary definitions for oology

oology

/əʊˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of ornithology concerned with the study of birds' eggs
Derived Forms
oological (ˌəʊəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
oologist, noun
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