selenology

[ sel-uh-nol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌsɛl əˈnɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the branch of astronomy that deals with the nature and origin of the physical features of the moon.

Origin of selenology

First recorded in 1815–25; seleno- + -logy

Related forms

se·le·no·log·i·cal [suh-leen-l-oj-i-kuh l] /səˌlin lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivesel·e·nol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for selenology

selenology

/ (ˌsiːlɪˈnɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of astronomy concerned with the moon, its physical characteristics, nature, origin, etc

Derived Forms

selenological (sɪˌliːnəʊˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveselenologist, noun
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