myrmecology

noun
myr·​me·​col·​o·​gy | \ ˌmər-mə-ˈkä-lə-jē \

Definition of myrmecology

: the scientific study of ants

Other Words from myrmecology

myrmecological \ -​kə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl \ adjective
myrmecologist \ -​ˈkä-​lə-​jist \ noun

First Known Use of myrmecology

circa 1902, in the meaning defined above

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