amphibiology

noun
am·​phib·​i·​ol·​o·​gy | \ -jē \
plural -es

Definition of amphibiology

: the branch of zoology that deals with the Amphibia

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First Known Use of amphibiology

circa 1764, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphibiology

New Latin Amphibia + English -o- + -logy

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“Amphibiology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphibiology. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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