study of mammals

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Mammalogy — Mam*mal o*gy, n. [Mamma breast + logy: cf. f. mammalogie.] The science which relates to mammals or the Mammalia. See {Mammalia}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mammalogy — [mə mal′ə jē, mamal′ə jē] n. the branch of zoology dealing with mammals mammalogist n …   English World dictionary

  • Mammalogy — Part of a series on Zoology …   Wikipedia

  • mammalogy — mammalogist, n. /meuh mal euh jee/, n. the science dealing with mammals. [1825 35; MAMMA(L) + LOGY] * * * ▪ zoology       scientific study of mammals (mammal). Interest in nonhuman mammals dates far back in prehistory, and the modern science of… …   Universalium

  • mammalogy — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, blend of mammal and logy Date: 1835 a branch of zoology dealing with mammals • mammalogist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mammalogy — noun The study of mammals Syn: mastology, mazology …   Wiktionary

  • mammalogy — mam·mal·o·gy mə mal ə jē, ma mal , mäl n, pl gies a branch of zoology dealing with mammals * * * mam·mal·o·gy (mə malґə je) [mammal + logy] the study of mammals …   Medical dictionary

  • mammalogy — n. scientific study of mammals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mammalogy — [ma malədʒi] noun the branch of zoology concerned with mammals. Derivatives mammalogist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • mammalogy — mam·mal·o·gy …   English syllables

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