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carphology

Syllabification: car·phol·o·gy
Pronunciation: /kärˈfäləjē
 
/

Definition of carphology in English:

noun

rare

Origin

mid 19th century: from Greek karphologia, from karphos 'straw' + legein 'collect'.

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