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acanthology

ac·an·thol·o·gy
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-uh n-thol-uh-jee]
    • /ˌæk ənˈθɒl ə dʒi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-uh n-thol-uh-jee]
    • /ˌæk ənˈθɒl ə dʒi/

Definitions of acanthology word

  • noun acanthology the study of spines, as in sea urchins or certain spiny-headed worms, particularly as they relate to taxonomic classification. 1
  • noun acanthology The study of spined things, in particular sea urchins, and the resultant impact on taxonomy. 0

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Parts of speech for Acanthology

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acanthology popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 72% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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