pedology

1 [pi-dol-uh-jee]
noun
the science that deals with the study of soils.
Also called soil science.


Origin:
1920–25; pedo-2 + -logy

pedological [ped-l-oj-i-kuhl] , pedologic, adjective
pedologist, noun
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pedology

2 [pi-dol-uh-jee] ,
noun
1.
the scientific study of the nature and development of children.

Origin:
pedo-1 + -logy

pedological [ped-l-oj-i-kuhl or, esp. British, peed-l-] , pedologic, adjective
pedologist, noun
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paedology or pedology (piːˈdɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the study of the character, growth, and development of children
 
pedology or pedology
 
n
 
paedological or pedology
 
adj
 
pedological or pedology
 
adj
 
pae'dologist or pedology
 
n
 
pe'dologist or pedology
 
n

pedology1 (pɪˈdɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
a US spelling of paedology

pedology2 (pɪˈdɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the study of the formation, characteristics, and distribution of soils
 
pedological2
 
adj
 
pe'dologist2
 
n

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pedology pe·dol·o·gy (pē-dŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The study of the physical, mental, and social development and characteristics of children.

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pedology   (pĭ-dŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of soils, including their origins, characteristics, and classification.
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Concepts of pedology, geomorphology, and hydrology for flat landscapes.
The map does not show soils as recognized in agriculture, agronomy, or pedology.
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