Definition of myrmecology in English:

myrmecology

noun

  • [mass noun] The branch of entomology that deals with ants.

    • ‘If you want a career in myrmecology, look for a school.’
    • ‘This is just one instance in which myrmecology influenced broader currents of thought.’
    • ‘His open, supportive nature drew young people in, and he played a major role in starting the current boom times in which hundreds are engaged in myrmecology around the world.’
    • ‘Much of Wilson's intellectual development and explorations have originated from his in-depth study of insects, especially ants (myrmecology).’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Greek murmēx, murmēk- ant + -logy.

Pronunciation:

myrmecology

/ˌməːmɪˈkɒlədʒi/