conchology

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noun con·chol·o·gy \käŋ-ˈkä-lə-jē\

Definition of conchology

  1. :  a branch of zoology that deals with shells

conchological

play \ˌkäŋ-kə-ˈlä-jə-kəl\ adjective

conchologist

play \käŋ-ˈkä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of conchology

Greek konchē


First Known Use: 1776


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