pterylology


pterylology
study of distribution of feathers on birds

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • pterylology — pter·y·lol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • pterylology — The study of feather arrangements on birds …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • pterylology — ˌterəˈläləjē noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin pterylosis + logy : the study of pterylosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • pterylological — |terəlō|läjə̇kəl adjective Etymology: pterylology + ical : of or relating to pterylology …   Useful english dictionary

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  • pterylosis —   n. arrangement of bird s feathers.    ♦ pterylology, n. study of this.    ♦ pteryla n. (pl.    ♦ lae ), any of the feathered areas of a bird s body …   Dictionary of difficult words


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