cryptozoology

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

Definition of cryptozoology 

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

Other words from cryptozoology

cryptozoological \ˌkrip-tə-ˌzō-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \ adjective
cryptozoologist \ˌkrip-tə-zō-ˈä-lə-jist, -zə-ˈwä- \ noun

First Known Use of cryptozoology

1968, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cryptozoology

crypto- + zoology

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