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agrostology

[ag-ruh-stol-uh-jee] /ˌæg rəˈstɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of botany dealing with grasses.
Origin of agrostology
1840-1850
1840-50; < Greek ágrōst(is) name of certain grasses + -o- + -logy
Related forms
agrostologic
[uh-gros-tl-oj-ik] /əˌgrɒs tlˈɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
agrostological, adjective
agrostologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for agrostology

agrostology

/ˌæɡrəˈstɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of botany concerned with the study of grasses
Word Origin
C19: from Greek agrōstis a type of grass + -logy
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