amphibiology

noun

am·​phib·​i·​ol·​o·​gy
-jē
plural -es
: the branch of zoology that deals with the Amphibia

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Amphibia + English -o- + -logy

First Known Use

circa 1764, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amphibiology was circa 1764

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“Amphibiology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphibiology. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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