Definition of ophiology in English:

ophiology

Syllabification: oph·i·ol·o·gy
Pronunciation: /ˌäfēˈäləjē, ˌōfē-/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

  • The branch of zoology that deals with snakes.

Derivatives

ophiologist

noun

Origin

early 19th century: from Greek ophis 'snake' + -logy.

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