[Ads-l] Antedating of "Zoology"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 31 21:48:42 UTC 2016

zoology (OED 1669)

1663 Robert Boyle _Some Considerations Touching the Usefulnesse of Experimental Naturall Philosophy_ (Early English Books Online)  The use of Zoology to the Knowledg of Diseases.

1665 Robert Boyle _New Experiments and Observations Touching Cold_ (Early English Books Online)  Botanicks, or Zoology, or Meteors.

Fred Shapiro

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