Entomology : Definition

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Definitions of Entomology

Pronunciation : En`to*mol"o*gy
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [Gr. 'e`ntomon insect (so called because nearly cut in two, fr. 'e`ntomos cut in; 'en in + te`mnein to cut) + -logy: cf. F. entomologie. See In, and Tome, and cf. Insect.]
Definition : 1. That part of zo├Âlogy which treats of insects.

2. A treatise on the science of entomology.

pl. Entomologies.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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