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Word Clues Lesson 9

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dendr, dender
tree
phyll, phyllo
leaf
phyt
plant
anth
flower
spermat, spor
seed; sowing
zo
animal
hipp
horse
drom
a running course
ornith
bird
ichthy
fish
entom
insect
etym
true meaning; root meaning of a word
ep
word
phag
eat
oidism, oid, oid, oidal
resemblance; that which resembles
dendrology
study of trees
ornithology
study of birds
phytogeography
study of the distribution of plants
etymology
study of the origin of words
sporadic
occurring at irregular intervals
cacoepy
bad pronunciation of a word
paleozoic
geological era in which animals appeared
phyllaophagous
leaf eating
orthoepy
study of the correct pronunciation of words
entomology
study of insects
hippodrome
horse rink
polyanthus
many flowered
epizootic
disease attacking large numbers of animals at once
anthology
collection of literary works
ichthyophagous
fish eating