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conchology

play
noun con·chol·o·gy \käŋ-ˈkä-lə-jē\

Definition of conchology

  1. :  a branch of zoology that deals with shells

conchological play \ˌkäŋ-kə-ˈlä-jə-kəl\ adjective
conchologist play \käŋ-ˈkä-lə-jist\ noun



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