conchology

noun
con·​chol·​o·​gy | \ käŋ-ˈkä-lə-jē How to pronounce conchology (audio) \

Definition of conchology

: a branch of zoology that deals with shells

Other Words from conchology

conchological \ ˌkäŋ-​kə-​ˈlä-​jə-​kəl How to pronounce conchological (audio) \ adjective
conchologist \ käŋ-​ˈkä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce conchologist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of conchology

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for conchology

Greek konchē

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