Definition of Pteridology

1. Noun. The branch of botany that studies ferns.

Generic synonyms: Botany, Phytology
Derivative terms: Pteridological

Definition of Pteridology

1. n. That department of botany which treats of ferns.

Definition of Pteridology

1. Noun. (botany) The scientific study of ferns and other pteridophytes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pteridology

1. [n -GIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pteridology

ptarmics
ptarmigan
ptarmigans
ptenoglossate
pteranodon
pteranodons
pteria
pterid-
pteridine
pteridines
pterido-
pteridological
pteridologies
pteridologist
pteridologists
pteridology (current term)
pteridomania
pteridophyte
pteridophytes
pteridophytic
pteridosperm
pteridospermous
pteridosperms
pterin
pterinic
pterins
pterion
pterions
ptero-
pterocarpan

Literary usage of Pteridology

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1. Floral Decorations for the Dwelling House: A Practical Guide to the Home by Annie Hassard (1876)
"Many persons cannot afford to purchase expensive works on pteridology, yet they may soon form a permanent record for their own reference, which will be more ..."

2. Floral decorations for the dwelling house: A Practical Guide to the Home by Annie Hassard (1875)
"Many persons cannot afford to purchase expensive works on pteridology, yet they may soon form a permanent record for their own reference, which will be more ..."

3. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1906)
"... the absence of indispensable books and specimens, should not take the chances of cumbering pteridology with new names which may or may not be justified. ..."

4. Catalogue by Yale University, Columbia university, Hokkaido University (1890)
"90 pteridology and Bryology. [Seniors.] 2 hrs. ist term. This course consists of practical work in the preparation and microscopic examination of vegetable ..."

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