aero·​li·​thol·​o·​gy | \ ¦er-ə-li-¦thä-lə-jē\
plural -es

Definition of aerolithology

: the science that deals with meteorites

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First Known Use of aerolithology

circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aerolithology

aerolith + -o- + -logy

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