bryology

[ brahy-ol-uh-jee ]
/ braɪˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the branch of botany dealing with bryophytes.

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Origin of bryology

First recorded in 1860–65; bryo- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM bryology

bry·o·log·i·cal [brahy-uh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌbraɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivebry·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bryology

bryology
/ (braɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of botany concerned with the study of bryophytes

Derived forms of bryology

bryological (ˌbraɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivebryologist, noun
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