Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The science dealing with the relations of living creatures to other organisms, and to their surrounding conditions generally.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The science which treats of the complex relations of living creatures to other organisms, and to their surrounding conditions generally.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An erroneous form for hexiology.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Ancient Greek ἕξις (eksis, "state or habit") + -ology. Coined in 1894 by an English naturalist, St. George Jackson Mivart.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.