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limnology

noun lim·nol·o·gy \lim-ˈnä-lə-jē\

Definition of LIMNOLOGY

:  the scientific study of bodies of freshwater (as lakes)
lim·no·log·i·cal \ˌlim-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ also lim·no·log·ic \-ˈlä-jik\ adjective
lim·nol·o·gist \lim-ˈnä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin of LIMNOLOGY

Greek limnē + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy
First Known Use: circa 1888

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