Lepidopterist



[lep-i-dop-tuh-rol-uh-jee] /ˌlɛp ɪˌdɒp təˈrɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the branch of zoology dealing with butterflies and moths.
/ˌlɛpɪˈdɒptərɪst/
noun
1.
a person who studies or collects moths and butterflies
noun

the scientific study of butterflies and moths
Word Origin

Latin Lepidoptera ‘butterflies, moths’
n.

1826, from Lepidoptera + -ist.

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