the branch of zoology dealing with snakes
Origin of ophiologyfrom Classical Greek ophis, a snake (see ophiolatry) + -logy
The branch of herpetology that deals with snakes.
Origin of ophiologyGreek ophis snake -logy
Ancient Greek á½„Ï†Î¹Ï‚ (ophis, “serpent, snake") + Î»ÏŒÎ³Î¿Ï‚ (logos, “knowledge").