ophiology

noun
ophi·​ol·​o·​gy
variants: or less commonly ophidology \ ˌäfəˈdä-​ , ˌōf-​ \
plural -es

Definition of ophiology

: a branch of herpetology concerned with the study of snakes

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History and Etymology for ophiology

ophiology from ophi- + -logy; ophidology from New Latin ophido- (irregular from Greek ophis serpent) + English -logy

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“Ophiology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ophiology. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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