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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The branch of zoology that studies insects.

Usage examples (37)
  • The entomology page contains links to diseases and pest management and covers new strategies for cost effective, ecologically-based pest control.
  • Beatles, who I love, because entomology is one of my raisons d'être, which is a French expression that I know.
  • The science of insects is called entomology (entomon, "insect").
  • He received his Ph.D. in entomology from Cornell. for more
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  • The student started college studying "etymology' (the study of word origins) to become a linguist, but changed his major to entomology (the study of insects) because he loved butterflies.
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