Definition of oology in English:

oology

Syllabification: o·ol·o·gy
Pronunciation: /ōˈäləjē
 
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noun

  • The study or collecting of birds' eggs.
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    • The volume begins with the editors' contributions, a short biography of Gegenbaur and a history of comparative anatomy (and its divorce from oology) at the University of Jena.
    • Jacobs, who was from Waynesburg, published a number of books and articles on the birds of Pennsylvania, mainly on distributions, natural history, and oology.

Derivatives

oological

Pronunciation: /ˌōəˈläjikəl/
adjective

oologist

noun

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