Ornithological



[awr-nuh-thol-uh-jee] /ˌɔr nəˈθɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the branch of zoology that deals with birds.
/ˌɔːnɪˈθɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of birds, including their physiology, classification, ecology, and behaviour
adj.

1802, from ornithology + -ical. Related: Ornithologically.
n.

1670s, from Modern Latin ornithologia (1590s); see ornitho- + -logy.
ornithology
(ôr’nə-thŏl’ə-jē)
The scientific study of birds.

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