cetology

noun
ce·tol·o·gy | \sē-ˈtä-lə-jē \

Definition of cetology 

: a branch of zoology concerned with the cetaceans

Other Words from cetology

cetologist \-jist \ noun

First Known Use of cetology

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cetology

Latin cetus whale

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