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a branch of zoology that deals with fishes

The meaning of the word ichthyology is a branch of zoology that deals with fishes.

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preento groom with the bill especially by rearranging the barbs and barbules of the feathers and by distributing oil from the uropygial gland
irksometending to irk : tedious
veerto change direction or course
irrelevantnot relevant : inapplicable
extirpateto destroy completely : wipe out
valorstrength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter danger with firmness : personal bravery
harryto make a pillaging or destructive raid on : assault
ambiencea feeling or mood associated with a particular place, person, or thing : atmosphere
acridsharp and harsh or unpleasantly pungent in taste or odor : irritating
impunityexemption or freedom from punishment, harm, or loss