oologist
noun Date: 1863 1. a person specializing in the study of birds' eggs 2. a collector of birds' eggs • oology noun

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  • Oologist — O*[ o]l o*gist, n. One versed in o[ o]logy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oologist — See oologic. * * * …   Universalium

  • oologist — noun a person who studies or specializes in oology …   Wiktionary

  • oologist — n. specialist in oology; collector of birds eggs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oologist — ool·o·gist …   English syllables

  • oologist — A collector of bird s eggs …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • oologist — ōˈäləjə̇st noun ( s) 1. : one specializing in oology 2. : a collector of birds eggs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oology — (or oölogy) is a branch of ornithology studying bird eggs, nests and breeding behavior. Oology can also refer to the hobby of collecting wild birds eggs, sometimes called birdnesting or egging, which is now illegal in many jurisdictions.[1]… …   Wikipedia

  • Common Poorwill — Conservation status Least Concern …   Wikipedia

  • Jourdain Society — The Jourdain Society is a United Kingdom based society, founded by and for oologists, or egg collectors, its aims being ‘for the advancement of the science of oology’. Originally the British Oological Association, it changed its name in 1946, in… …   Wikipedia

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