glaciology

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noun gla·ci·ol·o·gy \ˌglā-shē-ˈä-lə-jē, -sē-\

Definition of glaciology

  1. :  any of the branches of science dealing with snow or ice accumulation, glaciation, or glacial epochs

glaciological

play \ˌglā-shē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, -sē-\ adjective

glaciologist

play \ˌglā-shē-ˈä-lə-jist, -sē-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of glaciology

Latin glacies + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy


First Known Use: 1889


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