Definition of Oology

1. Noun. The branch of zoology that studies eggs (especially birds' eggs and their size, shape, coloration, and number).

Generic synonyms: Zoological Science, Zoology



Definition of Oology

1. Noun. The study of eggs, especially of birds. ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of oology) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oology

1. the study of birds' eggs [n -GIES] : OOLOGIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Oology

1. The science of eggs in relation to their colouring, size, shape, and number. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oology

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oology (current term)
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Literary usage of Oology

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1. Catalogue of the Library of the Royal Geographical Society: Containing the by Hugh Robert Mill (1895)
"oology.—Annelida. By G. Armauer Hanson. Map and plates 1882 Part 8.—Zoology. ... Actinia. By I). C. Danielssen. Map and plates 1890 Part 21. —/oology. ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1916)
"... collection of birds' eggs and nests to a board of trustees who are incorporating an institution to be known as the Museum of Comparative oology, ..."

3. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1897)
"Nathusius has added another contribution to his valuable series of essays on the structure of the egg-shell in birds by the present article on the oology of ..."

4. Book-prices Current: A Record of Prices at which Books Have Been Sold at Auction (1901)
"... F-) Medallic History of the Ornithology, oology {«>it/f«v*/): Lilford (Lord). Bird*, of Northamptonshire, 1496 Lilford (Lord). Figure* of Birds, 1050, ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (1891)
"I.— Notes on West Australian oology, with Descriptions of New Eggs. (With Plates I and II.) By AJ CAMPBELL, FLS (Communicated by PROFESSOR W. BALDWIN ..."

6. Catalogby Indiana State Library by Indiana State Library (1906)
"oology. See BIRDS : EGGS. OPATA INDIANS. Smith, В., tr. Grammatical sketch of the Heve language translated from an unpublished Spanish manuscript. 1862. ..."

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