noun plural but singular in construction cyn·e·get·ics \-iks\

Definition of cynegetics

  1. :  hunting, 2chase 1b

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Origin and Etymology of cynegetics

Latin Cynegetica, title of a poem (from Late Greek Kynēgetika, from neuter plural of Greek kynēgetikos of hunting, from kynēgetēs hunter, from kyn- cyn- + hēgeisthai to lead) + English -s — more at seek

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a trip made at another's expense

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