hippology

[hi-pol-uh-jee]

noun

the study of horses.

Nearby words

  1. hippocratic succussion sound,
  2. hippocrene,
  3. hippodrome,
  4. hippogriff,
  5. hippological,
  6. hippolyta,
  7. hippolyte,
  8. hippolytos,
  9. hippolytus,
  10. hippomenes

Origin of hippology

First recorded in 1850–55; hippo- + -logy

Related formship·po·log·i·cal [hip-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌhɪp əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivehip·pol·o·gist, noun

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