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Meaning of "oology" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OOLOGY

oology  [əʊˈɒlədʒɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OOLOGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oology is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OOLOGY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

oology

Oology

Oology is a branch of ornithology studying bird eggs, nests and breeding behaviour. The word is derived from the Greek "oion", meaning egg. Oology can also refer to the hobby of collecting wild birds' eggs, sometimes called egg collecting, birdnesting or egging, which is now illegal in many jurisdictions.

Definition of oology in the English dictionary

The definition of oology in the dictionary is the branch of ornithology concerned with the study of birds' eggs.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OOLOGY


anesthesiology
ˌænɪsˌθiːzɪˈɒlədʒɪ
archaeology
ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ
archeology
ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ
biology
baɪˈɒlədʒɪ
cardiology
ˌkɑːdɪˈɒlədʒɪ
epidemiology
ˌɛpɪˌdiːmɪˈɒlədʒɪ
etiology
ˌiːtɪˈɒlədʒɪ
geology
dʒɪˈɒlədʒɪ
ideology
ˌaɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪ
kinesiology
kɪˌniːsɪˈɒlədʒɪ
microbiology
ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ
neurobiology
ˌnjʊərəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ
ology
ˈɒlədʒɪ
pathophysiology
ˌpæθəʊˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ
physiology
ˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ
radiology
ˌreɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪ
sociology
ˌsəʊsɪˈɒlədʒɪ
soteriology
sɒˌtɪərɪˈɒlədʒɪ
theology
θɪˈɒlədʒɪ
zoology
zəʊˈɒlədʒɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OOLOGY

oohing
ooidal
oojamaflip
Ookpik
oolite
oolith
oolitic
oologic
oological
oologist
oolong
oom
oomiac
oomiak
oompah
oomph
oomycete
oont
oophorectomies
oophorectomise

WORDS THAT END LIKE OOLOGY

anthology
anthropology
apology
astrology
biotechnology
dermatology
ecology
genealogy
histology
homology
information technology
methodology
mythology
neurology
oncology
pathology
pharmacology
phonology
psychology
technology
terminology

Synonyms and antonyms of oology in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oology» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OOLOGY

Find out the translation of oology to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oology from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oology» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

oology
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oology
570 millions of speakers

English

oology
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

oology
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

oology
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

oology
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oology
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

oology
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Oologie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oologi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

oology
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

oology
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

oology
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oologi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

oology
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பறவைகளின் முட்டைகள் பற்றிய ஆய்வு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

इओलॉजी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oology
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oology
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oology
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

oology
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oology
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

oology
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oology
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oology
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oology
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oology

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OOLOGY»

The term «oology» is normally little used and occupies the 140.447 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OOLOGY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «oology» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «oology» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oology

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OOLOGY»

Discover the use of oology in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oology and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Oology and Ralph's Talking Eggs: Bird Conservation Comes Out ...
These documented egg collections, which typically date from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, now provide an important baseline from which to measure changes in the numbers, distribution, and nesting patterns of many species of ...
Carrol L. Henderson, 2007
2
Ornithology and Oology of New England - Containing Full ...
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Edward A. Samuels, 2008
3
The Journal of the Museum of Comparative Oology ...
3 and 4 The Journal is sent gratis to Members of the Museum of Comparative Oology, of all classes, and to patrons of the ... and cooperation, should all be addressed to the Director, Museum of Comparative Oology, Santa Barbara, California.
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 1921
4
British Oology
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
William Chapman Hewitson, 2011
5
Oology
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Oology, or o logy is the branch of zoology that deals with the study of egg shells, especially birds' shells.
Lambert M Surhone, Mariam T Tennoe, Susan F Henssonow, 2011
6
Ornithology: Oology, Dawn Chorus, Bird Vocalization, Bird ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Source Wikipedia, Books Llc, 2010
7
University of Michigan Official Publication
Mycology Botany 405 or /oology 105. Genetics Bacteriology 401. General Microbiology Bacteriology 505. Pathogenic Bacteriology or Bacteriology 651. Bacterial Physiology Physics 125 and 126. or 153 and 154. General Chemistry 346 or 393 ...
‎1961
8
The new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and ...
'/oology is that part of Natural History, which relates, lo Animal?. Linn.tan System of Zoology. To abridge the study of zoology, many methods of reducing animals to clash-*, genera, and species, have been invented : But as that of Linnæus is ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, 1807
9
A Passion for Birds: American Ornithology After Audubon
Oology, the study of eggs (especially birds' eggs), was once spelled with a diaeresis over the second "o" (i.e., oology) to indicate that the two adjacent vowels were pronounced separately. In the late nineteenth century, however, authors and ...
Mark V. Barrow, 2000
10
The Journal of the Museum of Comparative Oology ..., Volume 2
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
‎2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OOLOGY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oology is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Aitkin County Rivers and Lakes Fair welcomes Carrol Henderson
He is co-author of The Travelers Guide to Wildlife in Minnesota and Lakescaping for Wildlife and Water Quality. Recent books include Oology ... «Aitkin Independent Age, Jun 15»
2
Finding the fabled lucky four-leaf clover is a one in 10000 chance
Oology is the branch of ornithology that studies bird eggs. Soccer nets provide challenges for raptors in urban areas. The Raptor Center admits ... «Albert Lea Tribune, Apr 15»
3
Colin Prior: Reflections on a nation
"I want to look at this Victorian fascination with oology, and contrast those times when the eggs were collected and bird populations would have ... «Herald Scotland, Nov 14»
4
Egg hunt to find Ice Age parents
... of this story and see where we stand in relation to the Genyornis bird and the very loosely associated oology of the egg and egg matter.". «Phys.Org, Jun 14»
5
66 Facts You May Not Have Known About The English Language
The shortest -ology is oology, the scientific study of eggs. 26. As a verb rather than a noun, owl means "to act wisely, despite knowing nothing.". «Huffington Post, Jun 14»
6
The World Outdoors: Eggs, nests deserve closer look
The academic study of birds' eggs and nests is referred to as oology. Derek Ratcliffe, a British oologist and naturalist, was the first scientist to ... «London Free Press, Jun 14»
7
Great moments in oology
The Book of Eggs The kiwi egg may not look like very much, but consider the poor mama kiwi—the egg can be about 20 percent of her body ... «WBUR, May 14»
8
Consider the Egg
Brits, as Julian Rubinstein wrote in the magazine last year, are so crazy about oology—the study of eggs—that they are sometimes driven cross ... «New Yorker, Apr 14»
9
Montgomery literacy supporters gather for a spell
Holy Cross was perfect on “oology,” “estivate” and “abecedarian.” A few times, one team missed a word, only to get back in the competition ... «Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online, Apr 14»
10
Nature Journal: Know your blue jays ... and all the rest
... and demonstrations regarding avian morphology, taxonomy, oology (the science of eggs) and flight dynamics (wing-to-body ratio, etc.), using ... «Asheville Citizen-Times, Apr 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Oology [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oology>. May 2019 ».
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