mammalogy

[ muh-mal-uh-jee ]
/ məˈmæl ə dʒi /

noun

the science dealing with mammals.

Origin of mammalogy

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

Related forms

mam·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 Forms

mammalogical (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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