cryology

cryology

[krahy-ol-uh-jee]
noun
the study of snow and ice.

Origin:
1945–50; cryo- + -logy

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Main Entry:  cryology
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the scientific study of snow, ice, sleet, and frozen ground
Etymology:  Greek cryos- 'frost'
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