entomology NOUN the branch of zoology concerned with the study of insects.
DERIVATIVES entomological adjective entomologist noun.
ORIGIN from Greek entomon 'insect' , from entomos 'cut up, segmented' .

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  • entomological — adjective see entomology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • entomological — adjective Of or pertaining to entomology …   Wiktionary

  • entomological — en·to·mo·log·i·cal || ‚entÉ™mÉ™ lÉ’dʒɪk(l) adj. (Zoology) pertaining to entomology, pertaining to the study of insects …   English contemporary dictionary

  • entomological — en·to·mo·log·i·cal …   English syllables

  • entomological — See: entomology …   English dictionary

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