sediment ology


noun Geology.
the study of sedimentary rocks.

1935–40; sediment + -o- + -logy

sedimentologic [sed-uh-men-tl-oj-ik] , sedimentological, adjective
sedimentologist, noun Unabridged
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sedimentology (ˌsɛdɪmɛnˈtɒlədʒɪ)
the branch of geology concerned with sedimentary rocks and deposits

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sedimentology   (sěd'ə-mən-tŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The science that deals with the description, classification, and origin of sedimentary rock.
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