[ threm-uh-tol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌθrɛm əˈtɒl ə dʒi /
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the science of breeding or propagating animals and plants under domestication.
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Origin of thremmatology
1885–90; <Greek thremmato- (combining form of thrémma nursling) + -logy
Words nearby thremmatology
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British Dictionary definitions for thremmatology
/ (ˌθrɛməˈtɒlədʒɪ) /
the science of breeding domesticated animals and plants
Word Origin for thremmatology
C19: from Greek thremma nursling + -logy
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