Pterylography

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pterylography (Zoöl) The study or description of the arrangement of feathers, or of the pterylæ, of birds.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pterylography The description of pterylæ, or a treatise on pterylosis: a science which had its origin in the “System der Pterylographie” of Nitzsch, 1833-40.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pteryla, + -graphy,