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bryology

[brahy-ol-uh-jee]
noun
  1. the branch of botany dealing with bryophytes.
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Origin of bryology

First recorded in 1860–65; bryo- + -logy
Related formsbry·o·log·i·cal [brahy-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌbraɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivebry·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bryology

bryology

noun
  1. the branch of botany concerned with the study of bryophytes
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Derived Formsbryological (ˌbraɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivebryologist, noun
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