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 alsoˌli-chə- \ adjective
lichenologist \ˌlī-kə-ˈnä-lə-jist, British alsoˌli-chə- \ noun

First Known Use of lichenology

1855, in the meaning defined above

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