ornithology
noun (plural -gies) Etymology: New Latin ornithologia, from ornith- + -logia -logy Date: 1676 1. a treatise on ornithology 2. a branch of zoology dealing with birds • ornithological also ornithologic adjectiveornithologically adverbornithologist noun

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  • Ornithology — ist eine Komposition von Little Benny Harris und Charlie Parker aus dem Jahr 1946, die sich zum Jazzstandard entwickelte. Zunächst war der Song eine Instrumentalnummer; seit 1953 existiert ein Text, der durch Babs Gonzales bekannt wurde.[1]… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ornithology — es un tema de jazz compuesto por el saxo alto de bebop Charlie Parker y el trompetista Benny Harris. Su título hace referencia al apodo del propio Parker, Bird (Pájaro). La primera grabación del tema, por el septeto del propio Parker, se hizo el… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ornithology — est un standard de jazz composé par le saxophoniste Charlie Parker et le trompettiste Benny Harris. Le titre de la composition fait référence au surnom de Charlie Parker Bird , (l oiseau). L ornithologie est une science qui étudie les oiseaux. Le …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ornithology — Or ni*thol o*gy, n. [Ornitho + logy: cf. F. ornithologie.] 1. That branch of zo[ o]logy which treats of the natural history of birds and their classification. [1913 Webster] 2. A treatise or book on this science. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ornithology — 1670s, from Mod.L. ornithologia (1590s), from Gk. ornithologos, from ORNITHO (Cf. ornitho ) + LOGY (Cf. logy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ornithology — ► NOUN ▪ the scientific study of birds. DERIVATIVES ornithological adjective ornithologist noun. ORIGIN from Greek ornis bird …   English terms dictionary

  • ornithology — [ôr΄nə thäl′ə jē] n. [ModL ornithologia: see ORNITHO & LOGY] the branch of zoology dealing with birds ornithological [ôr΄ni thō läj′i kəl] adj. ornithologically adv. ornithologist n …   English World dictionary

  • Ornithology — This article is about the field of zoology. For the jazz composition, see Ornithology (composition). Part of a series on Zoology …   Wikipedia

  • ornithology — ornithological /awr neuh theuh loj i keuhl/, ornithologic, adj. ornithologically, adv. ornithologist, n. /awr neuh thol euh jee/, n. the branch of zoology that deals with birds. [1645 55; < NL ornithologia. See ORNITHO , LOGY] * * * Branch of… …   Universalium

  • ornithology — [[t]ɔ͟ː(r)nɪθɒ̱ləʤi[/t]] N UNCOUNT Ornithology is the study of birds. [FORMAL] Derived words: ornithological [[t]ɔ͟ː(r)nɪθəlɒ̱ʤɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ ADJ n ...the Hampshire Ornithological Society. ornithologist plural N COUNT That area is an… …   English dictionary

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