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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entomology  \En`to*mol"o*gy\,  n.;  pl  {Entomologies}.  [Gr. 
  'e`ntomon  insect  (so  called  because  nearly  cut  in  two  fr 
  'e`ntomos  cut  in  'en  in  +  te`mnein  to  cut)  +  -logy:  cf  F. 
  entomologie.  See  {In},  and  {Tome},  and  cf  {Insect}.] 
  1.  That  part  of  zo["o]logy  which  treats  of  insects. 
 
  2.  A  treatise  on  the  science  of  entomology. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  entomology 
  n  :  the  branch  of  zoology  that  studies  insects 




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