Definition of phenology noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈnɒlədʒi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːlədʒi//
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the study of patterns of events in nature, especially in the weather and in the behaviour of plants and animals Word Origin late 19th cent.: from phenomenon + -logy.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: phenology