ornithoscopy

noun or·ni·thos·co·py \ -pē \

Definition of ornithoscopy

plural -es
2 : bird-watching
  • would alternate ornithoscopy with entomology
  • —Rose Macaulay

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Origin and Etymology of ornithoscopy

Greek ornithoskopia, from ornithoskopos predicting by observing the flight of birds (from ornith- + skopos observer—from skopein to view, watch—) + -ia -y


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