ool·​o·​gy ō-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce oology (audio)
: the collection and study of birds' eggs especially in relation to their shape and coloration

Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of oology was in 1830

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“Oology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oology. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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