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myrmecology

[ mur-mi-kol-uh-jee ]
/ 藢m蓽r m瑟藞k蓲l 蓹 d蕭i /
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noun
the branch of entomology dealing with ants.
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Origin of myrmecology

<Greek myrm膿k-, stem of m媒rm膿x ant + -o- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM myrmecology

myr路me路co路log路i路cal [mur-mi-kuh-loj-i-kuhl], /藢m蓽r m瑟 k蓹藞l蓲d蕭 瑟 k蓹l/, adjectivemyr路me路col路o路gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for myrmecology

myrmecology
/ (藢m蓽藧m瑟藞k蓲l蓹d蕭瑟) /

noun
the branch of zoology concerned with the study of ants

Derived forms of myrmecology

myrmecological (藢m蓽藧m瑟k蓹藞l蓲d蕭瑟kl), adjectivemyrmecologist, noun
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Scientific definitions for myrmecology

myrmecology
[ m没r鈥瞞沫-k艔l蓹-j膿 ]

The scientific study of ants.
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