volcanology

[vol-kuh-nol-uh-jee]
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noun

the scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena.

Origin of volcanology

First recorded in 1885–90; volcano + -logy
Related formsvol·can·o·log·i·cal [vol-kuh-nl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌvɒl kə nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, vol·can·o·log·ic, adjectivevol·can·ol·o·gist, noun
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volcanology

vulcanology

noun

the study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena
Derived Formsvolcanological (ˌvɒlkənəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or vulcanological, adjectivevolcanologist or vulcanologist, noun
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Science definitions for volcanologist

volcanology

[vŏl′kə-nŏlə-jē, vôl′-]

The scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena.
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