Origin and Etymology of entomology
French entomologie, from Greek entomon insect (from neuter of entomos cut up, from en- + temnein to cut) + French -logie -logy — more at tome
First Known Use: 1764
ENTOMOLOGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of entomology for English Language Learners
: a branch of science that deals with the study of insects
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