aerology

noun aer·ol·o·gy \er-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of aerology

plural

-es

  1. 1 :  meteorology

  2. 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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Origin and Etymology of aerology

aero- + -logy (perhaps after French aérologie)


First Known Use: 1735


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