thremmatology

thremmatology

[threm-uh-tol-uh-jee]
noun Biology.
the science of breeding or propagating animals and plants under domestication.

Origin:
1885–90; < Greek thremmato- (combining form of thrémma nursling) + -logy

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thremmatology (ˌθrɛməˈtɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the science of breeding domesticated animals and plants
 
[C19: from Greek thremma nursling + -logy]

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