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volcanology

[vol-kuh-nol-uh-jee] /ˌvɒl kəˈnɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena.
Also, vulcanology.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; volcano + -logy
Related forms
volcanological
[vol-kuh-nl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌvɒl kə nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
volcanologic, adjective
volcanologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for volcano-logical

volcanology

/ˌvɒlkəˈnɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena
Derived Forms
volcanological (ˌvɒlkənəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), vulcanological, adjective
volcanologist, vulcanologist, noun
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volcanology
  (vŏl'kə-nŏl'ə-jē, vôl'-)   
The scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena.
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