English version

ornithology

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
ornithologyor‧ni‧thol‧o‧gy /ˌɔːnəˈθɒlədʒi $ ˌɔːrnəˈθɑː-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HBBthe scientific study of birdsornithological /ˌɔːnəθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl◂ $ ˌɔːrnəθəˈlɑː-/ adjective
Examples from the Corpus
ornithologyI've got my ornithology, my Lost City trips - places where no white man's been.They're just the people to spot the finer points of ornithology, are they?It was around this time that I first discovered the darker side of ornithology - the effect of man on the environment.
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