bugology vs entomology what difference

what is difference between bugology and entomology

English

Etymology

bug +‎ -o- +‎ -logy

Noun

bugology (uncountable)

  1. (informal) The study of insects.


English

Etymology

From French entomologie, from Ancient Greek ἔντομον (éntomon, insect) + -logie (from Ancient Greek -λογία (-logía, -logy)).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: en‧to‧mo‧lo‧gy
  • Rhymes: -ɒlədʒi

Noun

entomology (uncountable)

  1. The scientific study of insects, and (informal) of other arthropods (and occasionally other invertebrates).

Usage notes

  • Not to be confused with etymology.

Synonyms

  • insectology (much less common)

Derived terms

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See also

  • acarology (study of mites and ticks)
  • apiology (study of bees)
  • arachnology (study of arachnids)
  • arthropodology (study of arthropods)
  • coleopterology (study of beetles)
  • dipterology (study of flies)
  • hemipterology (study of true bugs)
  • lepidopterology (study of moths and butterflies)
  • melittology (study of bees)
  • myrmecology (study of ants)
  • orthopterology (study of grasshoppers, crickets, etc.)
  • trichopterology (study of caddis flies)
  • zoology (study of animals)

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