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mammalogy

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noun mam·mal·o·gy \mə-ˈma-lə-jē, ma-ˈma-, -ˈmä-\

Definition of mammalogy

  1. :  a branch of zoology dealing with mammals

mam·mal·o·gist play \-jist\ noun


Origin of mammalogy

International Scientific Vocabulary, blend of mammal and -logy


First Known Use: 1835

Rhymes with mammalogy


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mammalogy

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noun mam·mal·o·gy \mə-ˈmal-ə-jē, ma-ˈmal-, -ˈmäl-\

Medical Definition of mammalogy

plural mam·mal·o·gies

  1. :  a branch of zoology dealing with mammals




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