aer·​ol·​o·​gy | \ er-ˈä-lə-jē \
plural -es

Definition of aerology

2 : the branch of meteorology that deals especially with the description and discussion of the phenomena of the free air as revealed by kites, ballons, airplanes, and clouds

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First Known Use of aerology

1735, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for aerology

aero- + -logy (perhaps after French aérologie)

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“Aerology.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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