Origin of mammalogy

First recorded in 1825–35; mamma(l) + -logy
Related formsmam·mal·o·gist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for mammalogy


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


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