- the branch of zoology dealing with butterflies and moths.
Also lep·i·dop·ter·y [lep-i-dop-tuh-ree] /ˌlɛp ɪˈdɒp tə ri/.
Origin of lepidopterology
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Examples from the Web for lepidoptery
One of his varieties of knowledge, observable by any reader of his novels, is lepidoptery—the science of butterflies.When Winter Comes to Main Street
Grant Martin Overton