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myrmecology

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noun myr·me·col·o·gy \ˌmər-mə-ˈkä-lə-jē\

Definition of myrmecology

  1. :  the scientific study of ants

myrmecological

play \-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

myrmecologist

play \-ˈkä-lə-jist\ noun


Origin and Etymology of myrmecology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1902


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