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oʊˈɒl ə dʒiool·o·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oologynoun

    the branch of zoology that studies eggs (especially birds' eggs and their size, shape, coloration, and number)

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  1. oologynoun

    The study of eggs, especially of birds.

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  1. Oology

    Oology is a branch of ornithology studying bird eggs, nests and breeding behavior. The word is derived from the Greek "oion", meaning egg. Oology can also refer to the hobby of collecting wild birds' eggs, sometimes called egg collecting, birdnesting or egging, which is now illegal in many jurisdictions.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Oölogy

    ō-ol′o-ji, n. the science or study of birds' eggs.—n. O′ögraph, a mechanical device for drawing the outline of a bird's egg.—adjs. Oölog′ic, -al.—adv. Oölog′ically.—ns. Oöl′ogist, one versed in oology; Oöm′eter, an apparatus for measuring eggs.—adj. Oömet′ric.—n. Oöm′etry, the measurement of eggs. [Gr. ōon, an egg.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oology in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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