lepidopterology


lep·i·dop·ter·ol·o·gy

noun \-ˌdäp-tə-ˈrä-lə-jē\

Definition of LEPIDOPTEROLOGY

:  a branch of entomology concerned with lepidopterans
lep·i·dop·ter·o·log·i·cal \-tə-rə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
lep·i·dop·ter·ol·o·gist \-tə-ˈrä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of LEPIDOPTEROLOGY

1898

Other Insect Terms

drone, entomology, gadfly, pismire, proboscis, vespine

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