[mee-tee-er-uh-loj-i-kuh l]


pertaining to meteorology or to phenomena of the atmosphere or weather.

Also me·te·or·o·log·ic.

Origin of meteorological

1560–70; < Greek meteōrologik(ós) pertaining to celestial phenomena (see meteorology, -ic) + -al1
Related formsme·te·or·o·log·i·cal·y, adverbnon·me·te·or·o·log·ic, adjectivenon·me·te·or·o·log·i·cal, adjectivenon·me·te·or·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbun·me·te·or·o·log·ic, adjectiveun·me·te·or·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveun·me·te·or·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for meteorological

climatic, aerial, airy, ethereal

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Word Origin and History for meteorological

1560s, from Middle French météorologique or Greek meteorologikos; see meteorology + -ical. Related: Meteorologically.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper