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mammalogy

[muh-mal-uh-jee]
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noun
  1. the science dealing with mammals.
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Origin of mammalogy

First recorded in 1825–35; mamma(l) + -logy
Related formsmam·mal·o·gist, noun
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  • Dr. Merriam alone, a mammalogist of the first rank, was a scientific expert in any proper sense.

    Appletons' Popular Science Monthly, March 1899

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for mammalogist

mammalogy

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

[mă-mălə-jē, -mŏl-]
  1. The scientific study of mammals.
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