mereology

noun

the formal study of the logical properties of the relation of part and whole

Nearby words

  1. meredith,
  2. meredith, george,
  3. meredith, owen,
  4. merely,
  5. merengue,
  6. meres,
  7. merese,
  8. merestone,
  9. meretricious,
  10. merganser

Derived Formsmereological, adjective

Word Origin for mereology

C20: via French from Greek meros part + -logy

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