Definitions for: Entomology


[n] the branch of zoology that studies insects



Webster (1913) Definition: En`to*mol"o*gy, n.; pl. Entomologies. [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.]
1. That part of zo["o]logy which treats of insects.

2. A treatise on the science of entomology.

See Also: zoological science, zoology

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