lithology


li·thol·o·gy

noun \li-ˈthä-lə-jē\
plural li·thol·o·gies

Definition of LITHOLOGY

1
:  the study of rocks
2
:  the character of a rock formation; also :  a rock formation having a particular set of characteristics
lith·o·log·ic \ˌli-thə-ˈlä-jik\ or lith·o·log·i·cal \-ji-kəl\ adjective
lith·o·log·i·cal·ly \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of LITHOLOGY

1716

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