Entomology is the study of insects.
An example of entomology is a biology lecture on ants.
Origin of entomologyFrench entomologie: see entomo- and -logy
- en′to·mo·log′ic en′to·mo·log′i·cal
(uncountable) (most common term)
- Not to be confused with etymology.
From French entomologie, from Ancient Greek ἔντομον (éntomon, “insect”) + -logie (from Ancient Greek -λογία (-logía, “-logy”)).
entomology - Computer Definition
The branch of zoology concerned with the study of insects. Entomology is not to be confused with etymology, the study of the origin of words. See also bug.