Entomology

En`to*mol"o*gy

(?), n.;
pl. Entomologies (#).
[Gr. 'e`ntomon insect (so called because nearly cut in two, fr. 'e`ntomos cut in; 'en in + te`mnein to cut) + -logy: cf. F. entomologie. See In, and Tome, and cf. Insect.] 1. That part of zology which treats of insects.
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2. A treatise on the science of entomology.
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En`to*moph"a*ga

(?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'e`ntomon an insect + fagei^n to eat.] (Zol.) 1. a group of hymenopterous insects whose larv feed parasitically upon living insects. See Ichneumon, 2.
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2. A group of marsupials which are partly insectivorous, as the opossum.
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3. A group of edentates, including the ant-eaters.
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