agrostology

noun
ag·​ros·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌa-grə-ˈstä-lə-jē, ˌa-ˌgrä-, ə-ˌgrä- \
plural -es

Definition of agrostology

: the branch of systematic botany that deals with the grasses

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First Known Use of agrostology

1820, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agrostology

Greek agrōstis + English -o- + -logy

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“Agrostology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agrostology. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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