conchology


con·chol·o·gy

noun \käŋ-ˈkä-lə-jē\

Definition of CONCHOLOGY

:  a branch of zoology that deals with shells
con·cho·log·i·cal \ˌkäŋ-kə-ˈlä-jə-kəl\ adjective
con·chol·o·gist \käŋ-ˈkä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin of CONCHOLOGY

Greek konchē
First Known Use: 1776

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