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vulcanology

[vuhl-kuh-nol-uh-jee] /ˌvʌl kəˈnɒl ə dʒi/
noun
Origin of vulcanology
1855-1860
1855-60; vulcan- (variant of volcan- as in volcanic) + -o- + -logy
Related forms
vulcanological
[vuhl-kuh-nl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌvʌl kə nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
vulcanologist, noun
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  • What on earth, I thought, made me ever take to such a trade as vulcanology?

    The White Man's Foot Grant Allen
British Dictionary definitions for vulcanology

vulcanology

/ˌvʌlkəˈnɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
a variant of volcanology
Derived Forms
vulcanological (ˌvʌlkənəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
vulcanologist, noun
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