cryptozoology

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noun cryp·to·zo·ol·o·gy \ˌkrip-tə-zō-ˈä-lə-jē, -zə-ˈwä-\

Definition of cryptozoology

  1. :  the study of and search for animals and especially legendary animals (as Sasquatch) usually in order to evaluate the possibility of their existence

cryptozoological

play \-ˌzō-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

cryptozoologist

play \-ˈä-lə-jist, -ˈwä-\ noun

1969

First Known Use of cryptozoology

1969


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