pteridology

noun
pter·​i·​dol·​o·​gy | \ ˌter-ə-ˈdä-lə-jē How to pronounce pteridology (audio) \

Definition of pteridology

: the study of ferns

Other Words from pteridology

pteridological \ ˌter-​ə-​də-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce pteridological (audio) \ adjective
pteridologist \ ˌter-​ə-​ˈdä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce pteridologist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of pteridology

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Pteridology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pteridology. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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