lepidopterology

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noun lep·i·dop·ter·ol·o·gy \-ˌdäp-tə-ˈrä-lə-jē\

Definition of lepidopterology

  1. :  a branch of entomology concerned with lepidopterans

lepidopterological

play \-tə-rə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

lepidopterologist

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1898

First Known Use of lepidopterology

1898

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