myrmecology
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1902 the scientific study of ants • myrmecological adjectivemyrmecologist noun

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  • myrmecology — [mʉr΄mi käl′ə jē] n. [ MYRMECO + LOGY] the branch of entomology dealing with ants myrmecological [mʉr΄məkə läj′i kəl] adj. myrmecologist n …   English World dictionary

  • Myrmecology — Part of a series on Zoology …   Wikipedia

  • myrmecology — n. [Gr. myrmex, ant; logos, discourse] The division of entomology that studies ants …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • myrmecology — myrmecological /merr mi keuh loj i keuhl/, adj. myrmecologist, n. /merr mi kol euh jee/, n. the branch of entomology dealing with ants. [ < Gk myrmek , s. of mýrmex ant + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • myrmecology — noun The study of ants …   Wiktionary

  • myrmecology — study of ants Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • myrmecology — n. (Zoology) scientific study of ants, branch of entomology that studies and researches ants …   English contemporary dictionary

  • myrmecology — [ˌmə:mɪ kɒlədʒi] noun the branch of entomology concerned with ants. Derivatives myrmecological adjective myrmecologist noun Origin C19: from Gk murmēx, murmēk ant + logy …   English new terms dictionary

  • myrmecology — myr·me·col·o·gy …   English syllables

  • myrmecology — myr•me•col•o•gy [[t]ˌmɜr mɪˈkɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. ent the branch of entomology dealing with ants • Etymology: < Gk myrmēk , s. of mýrmēx ant + o + logy myr me•co•log′i•cal kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl adj. myr me•col′o•gist, n …   From formal English to slang

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