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Webster 1913 Edition


Entomology

Enˊto-mol′o-gy

,
Noun.
;
pl.
Entomologies
(#)
.
[Gr.
ἔντομον
insect (so called because nearly cut in two, fr.
ἔντομοσ
cut in;
ἐν
in +
τέμνειν
to cut) +
-logy
: cf. F.
entomologie
. See
In
, and
Tome
, and cf.
Insect
.]
1.
That part of zoölogy which treats of insects.
2.
A treatise on the science of entomology.

Webster 1828 Edition


Entomology

ENTOMOL'OGY

,
Noun.
[Gr. insect, to cut, discourse.]
That part of zoology which treats of insects; the science or history and description of insects.

Definition 2022


entomology

entomology

English

Noun

entomology (uncountable) (most common term)

  1. The scientific study of insects.
    Entomology is an important field of study within biology.

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