[ lep-i-dop-tuh-rol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌlɛp ɪˌdɒp təˈrɒl ə dʒi /
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the branch of zoology dealing with butterflies and moths.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also lep·i·dop·ter·y [lep-i-dop-tuh-ree]. /ˌlɛp ɪˈdɒp tə ri/.
OTHER WORDS FROM lepidopterologylep·i·dop·ter·o·log·i·cal [lep-i-dop-ter-uh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌlɛp ɪˌdɒp tər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivelep·i·dop·ter·ist, noun
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