orchidology

[awr-ki-dol-uh-jee]
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noun

the branch of botany or horticulture dealing with orchids.

Nearby words

  1. orchidaceous,
  2. orchidectomy,
  3. orchidic,
  4. orchiditis,
  5. orchido-,
  6. orchidometer,
  7. orchidotomy,
  8. orchiectomy,
  9. orchiepididymitis,
  10. orchil

Origin of orchidology

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

Related formsor·chid·ol·o·gist, noun

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