volcanology

[vol-kuh-nol-uh-jee]
noun
the scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena.


Origin:
1885–90; volcano + -logy

volcanological [vol-kuh-nl-oj-i-kuhl] , volcanologic, adjective
volcanologist, noun
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volcanology or vulcanology (ˌvɒlkəˈnɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena
 
vulcanology or vulcanology
 
n
 
volcanological or vulcanology
 
adj
 
vulcano'logical or vulcanology
 
adj
 
volcan'ologist or vulcanology
 
n
 
vulcan'ologist or vulcanology
 
n

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volcanology   (vŏl'kə-nŏl'ə-jē, vôl'-)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena.
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