limnology

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noun lim·nol·o·gy \lim-ˈnä-lə-jē\

Definition of limnology

  1. :  the scientific study of bodies of freshwater (such as lakes)

limnological

play \ˌlim-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or less commonly

limnologic

play \ˌlim-nə-ˈlä-jik\ adjective

limnologist

play \lim-ˈnä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of limnology

Greek limnē + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy


First Known Use: circa 1888



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