lichenology

noun
li·​chen·​ol·​o·​gy | \ˌlī-kə-ˈnä-lə-jē, British also ˌli-chə-\

Definition of lichenology 

: the study of lichens

Other Words from lichenology

lichenological \ ˌlī-​kə-​nə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl , British also  ˌli-​chə-​ \ adjective
lichenologist \ ˌlī-​kə-​ˈnä-​lə-​jist , British also  ˌli-​chə-​ \ noun

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1855, in the meaning defined above

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