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Definitions for lepidopterology
ˌlɛp ɪˌdɒp təˈrɒl ə dʒilep·i·dopterol·o·gy

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  1. lepidopterology, lepidopterynoun

    the branch of entomology dealing with Lepidoptera


  1. lepidopterologynoun

    The scientific study of butterflies and moths (the Lepidoptera).

  2. lepidopterologynoun


  3. Etymology: From λεπίς + πτερόν +.


  1. Lepidopterology

    Lepidopterology (from Ancient Greek λεπίδος (lepídos) 'scale', πτερόν (pterón) 'wing', and -λογία (-logia)) is a branch of entomology concerning the scientific study of moths and the three superfamilies of butterflies. Someone who studies in this field is a lepidopterist or, archaically, an aurelian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lepidopterology in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lepidopterology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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