myrmecology

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

Definition of myrmecology 

: the scientific study of ants

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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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