Cetology


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Cetology
see-TA-lə-gee
Part of speech: noun
Origin: 
Latin, 19th century
1The branch of zoology that deals with whales, dolphins, and porpoises.
 
Examples of Cetology in a sentence “The marine biologist was also an expert in the field of cetology.” “Captain Ahab reviewed his cetology notes to learn more about the white whale he pursued.”