pteridology

noun pter·i·dol·o·gy \ ˌter-ə-ˈdä-lə-jē \

Definition of pteridology

: the study of ferns

pteridological

play \ˌter-ə-də-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

pteridologist

play \ˌter-ə-ˈdä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of pteridology

1855

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