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areology

[ air-ee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌɛər iˈɒl ə dʒi /
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noun Astronomy.

the observation and study of the planet Mars.

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Origin of areology

ar·e·o·log·ic [air-ee-uh-loj-ik], /ˌɛər i əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, ar·e·o·log·i·cal, adjectivear·e·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbar·e·ol·o·gist, noun
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