entomology entomology  /ˌɛn tə ˈmɑ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of zoology that studies insects

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. On Winston Churchill's recent visit to Manhattan he made a foray into politico-entomology.
  2. After completing his doctoral requirements, he plans to specialize in agricultural or medical entomology.

News

  1. VIDEO: Green Meadows Girl Scout Council: Big Grove Day Camp

    Brownie_Dance.jpeg The Green Meadows Girl Scout Council hosted Brownies, Jr. Girl Scouts and Girl Scouts at the Big Grove Day Camp at Homer Lake on Wednesday June 12, 2013. Girls participated in hiking, games, a tour of the Illinois Natural History Survey's traveling science center and a bug demonstrated by entomology students from the University of Illinois. Videographer/Producer:  John Dixon
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Champaign News-Gazette

  2. Green Meadows Girl Scout Council: Big Grove Day Camp

    Brownie_Dance.jpeg The Green Meadows Girl Scout Council hosted Brownies, Jr. Girl Scouts and Girl Scouts at the Big Grove Day Camp at Homer Lake on Wednesday June 12, 2013. Girls participated in hiking, games, a tour of the Illinois Natural History Survey's traveling science center and a bug demonstrated by entomology students from the University of Illinois. Videographer/Producer:  John Dixon
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Champaign News-Gazette

  3. Wet weather may hamper bugs

    Heavy rains this spring not only affect plants but the insects that like to munch on them.   "Every insect is probably going to respond differently to wet conditions," said Mike Gray, professor of entomology at the University of Illinois.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

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Quotes

  1. "It's a bad thing when any species is at risk," Wilson said of CCD. "But in a sense it's the Katrina of entomology."
    on Jun 29, 2007 By: EO Wilson Source: Washington Post

  2. "The present entomology buildings are way out of date, need to be replaced," Mr Humphries said. "The investment of $14.5 million in providing new facilities and laboratories for entomology is about making sure we have the best possible...
    on Jun 7, 2005 By: Gary Humphries Source: ABC Online

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