aerology

noun

aer·​ol·​o·​gy
er-ˈä-lə-jē
plural -es
1
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

Word History

Etymology

aero- + -logy (perhaps after French aérologie)

First Known Use

1735, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of aerology was in 1735

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“Aerology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerology. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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