pter·​i·​dol·​o·​gy ˌter-ə-ˈdä-lə-jē How to pronounce pteridology (audio)
: the study of ferns
pteridological adjective
pteridologist noun

Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pteridology was in 1855

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Cite this Entry

“Pteridology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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