Definition of entomological in English:

entomological

adjective

  • See entomology

    • ‘A review of a book on British butterflies and their collectors may seem more appropriate to the pages of an entomological journal than to American Zoologist.’
    • ‘I'm often invited to give public lectures on entomological topics and, always anxious to do my part for science literacy, I rarely refuse such invitations.’
    • ‘However impressive 13 authors may be among entomological papers, it barely qualifies as a multi-author paper compared with the competition.’
    • ‘Received entomological wisdom holds that a ‘prudent’ parasite does not kill its host.’
    • ‘The debate about the significance of insect flatulence has been waged for over three-quarters of a century not in obscure special interest entomological journals but rather in the premier scientific journals of our era.’

Pronunciation

entomological

/ˌɛntəməˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/