vulcanology

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


Nearby words

  1. vulcanite,
  2. vulcanizate,
  3. vulcanization,
  4. vulcanize,
  5. vulcanized fiber,
  6. vulg.,
  7. vulgar,
  8. vulgar fraction,
  9. vulgar latin,
  10. vulgarian

Origin of vulcanology

1855–60; vulcan- (variant of volcan- as in volcanic) + -o- + -logy

Related formsvul·can·o·log·i·cal [vuhl-kuh-nl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌvʌl kə nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivevul·can·ol·o·gist, noun

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Examples from the Web for vulcanology

  • What on earth, I thought, made me ever take to such a trade as vulcanology?



British Dictionary definitions for vulcanology

vulcanology

noun

a variant of volcanology
Derived Formsvulcanological (ˌvʌlkənəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivevulcanologist, noun

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