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thremmatology

[threm-uh-tol-uh-jee]
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noun Biology.
  1. 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
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thremmatology

noun
  1. the science of breeding domesticated animals and plants
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Word Origin

C19: from Greek thremma nursling + -logy
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