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entomology definition

Overview

Define the meaning of the English word entomology below. Entomology is a noun. Examples of how to use entomology in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

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Etymology

From French entomologie, from Ancient Greek ἔντομον (éntomon, insect) + -logie (from Ancient Greek -λογία (-logía, -logy)).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: en‧to‧mo‧lo‧gy
  • Rhymes: -ɒlədʒi

Noun

entomology (uncountable)

Museum stores its entomology collections in special specimen drawers.
  1. The scientific study of insects, and (informal) of other arthropods (and occasionally other invertebrates).
    Entomology is an important field of study within biology.

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