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potamology

[pot-uh-mol-uh-jee]
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noun
  1. the study of rivers.
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British Dictionary definitions for potamology

potamology

noun
  1. obsolete the scientific study of rivers
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Word Origin

C19: from Greek potamos river + -logy
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Word Origin and History for potamology

n.

"the study of rivers," 1829, from potamo- + -logy.

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