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conchology (n.)

"the science of shells and shellfish," 1776, from conch + -ology. Related: Conchologist; conchological.

updated on February 20, 2018

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Definitions of conchology from WordNet

conchology (n.)
the collection and study of mollusc shells;
Synonyms: shell collecting
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