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

First recorded in 1815–25; seleno- + -logy
Related formsse·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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Related Words for selenology

astrophysics, stargazing, astrometry, uranology, selenology, astrochemistry

British Dictionary definitions for selenology


  1. the branch of astronomy concerned with the moon, its physical characteristics, nature, origin, etc
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Derived Formsselenological (sɪˌliːnəʊˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveselenologist, noun
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