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oology

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

Definition of oology in English:

noun

The study or collecting of birds' eggs.
Example sentences
  • 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

1
Pronunciation: /ˌōəˈläjikəl/
adjective

oologist

2
noun

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