uranology

[ yoor-uh-nol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌyʊər əˈnɒl ə dʒi /

noun, plural u·ra·nol·o·gies.Astronomy.

a treatise on the celestial bodies.

QUIZZES

CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?

American English is not always as it appears to be ... get to know regional words in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
A bet is synonymous with a wager, but what does it mean in New York?

Origin of uranology

First recorded in 1725–35; urano- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM uranology

u·ra·no·log·i·cal [yoor-uh-nl-oj-i-kuhl], /ˌyʊər ə nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020