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Change my third letter then add a letter between my first and third and you have a study of insects....

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I am the study of the history of words. Change my third letter then add a letter between my first and third and you have a study of insects. What am I?

posted Apr 19, 2014 by anonymous

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etymology - Study of History of words

answer Apr 19, 2014 by anonymous



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