pteridology

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

Definition of pteridology 

: the study of ferns

Other words from pteridology

pteridological \ˌter-ə-də-ˈlä-ji-kəl \ adjective
pteridologist \ˌter-ə-ˈdä-lə-jist \ noun

First Known Use of pteridology

1855, in the meaning defined above

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