oology


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o·ol·o·gy

 (ō-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with eggs, especially birds' eggs.

o′o·log′ic (ō′ə-lŏj′ĭk), o′o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
o′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
o·ol′o·gist n.

oology

(əʊˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Zoology) the branch of ornithology concerned with the study of birds' eggs
oological, obsolete oologic adj
oˈologist n

o•ol•o•gy

(oʊˈɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of ornithology that is concerned with birds' eggs.
[1825–35]
o•ol′o•gist, n.

oology

the branch of ornithology that collects and studies birds’ eggs. — oologist, n. — oologic, oological, adj.
See also: Birds

oology

The study of birds’ eggs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oology - the branch of zoology that studies eggs (especially birds' eggs and their size, shape, coloration, and number)
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
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The conversation is amicable, because the words to be explained are, or sound, rather amusing, like oology (from the "xiTsonga" stone, meaning a description of birds' eggs) or psilology (from the "tsiVenda" stone, meaning vacuous chatter), and leads onto other topics, opening up former strangers to one another--an "infomal 'entente cordiale'," as the sculptor himself explains.