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or·ni·thol·o·gy

 (ôr′nə-thŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with birds.

or′ni·tho·log′ic (-thə-lŏj′ĭk), or′ni·tho·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
or′ni·tho·log′i·cal·ly adv.
or′ni·thol′o·gist n.
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ornithology

(ˌɔːnɪˈθɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Zoology) the study of birds, including their physiology, classification, ecology, and behaviour
ornithological adj
ˌornithoˈlogically adv
ˌorniˈthologist n
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or•ni•thol•o•gy

(ˌɔr nəˈθɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of zoology that deals with birds.
[1645–55; < New Latin ornithologia. See ornitho-, -logy]
or`ni•tho•log′i•cal (-θəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) or`ni•tho•log′ic, adj.
or`ni•tho•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
or`ni•thol′o•gist, n.
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or·ni·thol·o·gy

(ôr′nə-thŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of birds.
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ornithology

the branch of zoology that studies birds. — ornithologist, n.ornithologie, ornithological, adj.
See also: Birds
the branch of zoology that studies birds. — ornithologist, n.
See also: Zoology
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

ornithology

The branch of zoology that deals with the study of birds.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ornithology - the branch of zoology that studies birdsornithology - the branch of zoology that studies birds
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
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Translations
عِلم الطُّيور
ornitologie
ornitologi
lintutiedeornitologia
ornitologija
madártan
fuglafræîi
ornitologasornitologijaornitologinis
ornitoloģija
ornitológia
kuş bilimi

ornithology

[ˌɔːnɪˈθɒlədʒɪ] Nornitología f
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ornithology

[ˌɔːrnɪˈθɒlədʒi] nornithologie f
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ornithology

nOrnithologie f, → Vogelkunde f
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ornithology

[ˌɔːnɪˈθɒlədʒɪ] nornitologia
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ornithology

(oːniˈθolədʒi) noun
the scientific study of birds and their behaviour. He is interested in ornithology.
ornithoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
orniˈthologist noun
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