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orchidology

[ awr-ki-dol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌɔr kɪˈdɒl ə dʒi /
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noun
the branch of botany or horticulture dealing with orchids.
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Origin of orchidology

First recorded in 1880–85; orchido- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM orchidology

or·chid·ol·o·gist, noun
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