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volcanology

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noun vol·ca·nol·o·gy \ˌväl-kə-ˈnä-lə-jē, ˌvȯl-\

Definition of volcanology

  1. :  a branch of science that deals with volcanic phenomena

volcanologist

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1886

First Known Use of volcanology

1886


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