mammalogy

[ muh-mal-uh-jee ]
/ məˈmæl ə dʒi /
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noun

the science dealing with mammals.

Nearby words

  1. mammal,
  2. mammalgia,
  3. mammalia,
  4. mammalian,
  5. mammality,
  6. mammals,
  7. mammaplasty,
  8. mammary,
  9. mammary artery,
  10. mammary duct

Origin of mammalogy

First recorded in 1825–35; mamma(l) + -logy

Related formsmam·mal·o·gist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for mammalogist

mammalogy

/ (mæˈmælədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of zoology concerned with the study of mammals
Derived Formsmammalogical (ˌmæməˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivemammalogist, noun

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Science definitions for mammalogist

mammalogy

[ mă-mălə-jē, -mŏl- ]

The scientific study of mammals.
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