noun Date: 1898 a branch of entomology concerned with lepidopterans • lepidopterological adjectivelepidopterologist noun

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  • lepidopterology — lepidopterological /lep i dop teuhr euh loj i keuhl/, adj. lepidopterist, n. /lep i dop teuh rol euh jee/, n. the branch of zoology dealing with butterflies and moths. [1895 1900; LEPIDOPTER(A) + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • lepidopterology — noun lepidoptery …   Wiktionary

  • lepidopterology — study of butterflies and moths Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lepidopterology — n. branch of zoology which deals with and studies butterflies and moths …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lepidopterology — lep·i·dop·ter·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • lepidopterology — lep•i•dop•ter•ol•o•gy [[t]ˌlɛp ɪˌdɒp təˈrɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. bio the branch of zoology dealing with butterflies and moths • Etymology: 1895–1900 lep i•dop ter•o•log′i•cal tər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl adj. lep i•dop′ter•ist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • lepidopterology — noun the branch of entomology dealing with Lepidoptera • Syn: ↑lepidoptery • Derivationally related forms: ↑lepidopterist (for: ↑lepidoptery) • Hypernyms: ↑entomology, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Ferdinand Ochsenheimer — (17 March 1767 – 2 November 1822) was a German actor and entomologist (lepidopterist). Contents 1 Life 2 Actor and Entomologist 3 Collection 4 Entomological Works …   Wikipedia

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