\\ˌnēˌäˈsäləjē, ˌnēəˈs-\ noun (-es)
Etymology: Greek neossos young bird (from neos young, new) + English -logy
: the study of young birds

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neoˈssology Ornith.
[f. as prec. + -logy.]
That part of ornithology which deals with the hatching and rearing of the young.
Newton in Zool. Record (1865) I. 61.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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