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selenography

[sel-uh-nog-ruh-fee] /ˌsɛl əˈnɒg rə fi/
noun
1.
the branch of astronomy that deals with the charting of the moon's surface.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; seleno- + -graphy
Related forms
selenographer, noun
selenographic
[si-lee-nuh-graf-ik] /sɪˌli nəˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for selenographer

selenography

/ˌsiːlɪˈnɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of astronomy concerned with the description and mapping of the surface features of the moon
Derived Forms
selenograph (sɪˈliːnəʊˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf) noun
selenographer, selenographist, noun
selenographic (sɪˌliːnəʊˈɡræfɪk), selenographical, adjective
selenographically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for selenographer
n.

"student of the moon," 1660s, from selenography (1640s), from comb. form of Selene + -graphy.

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