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herpetology

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noun her·pe·tol·o·gy \ˌhər-pə-ˈtä-lə-jē\

Definition of herpetology

  1. :  a branch of zoology dealing with reptiles and amphibians

herpetological play \-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
herpetologist play \ˌhər-pə-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun




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