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[mass noun] The study or collecting of birds' eggs.
- ‘The volume begins with the editors' contributions, a short biography of Gegenbaur and a history of comparative anatomy (and its divorce from oology) at the University of Jena.’
- ‘Jacobs, who was from Waynesburg, published a number of books and articles on the birds of Pennsylvania, mainly on distributions, natural history, and oology.’
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