lithology

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noun li·thol·o·gy \li-ˈthä-lə-jē\

Definition of lithology

plural

lithologies

  1. 1 :  the study of rocks

  2. 2 :  the character of a rock formation; also :  a rock formation having a particular set of characteristics

lithologic

play \ˌli-thə-ˈlä-jik\ or

lithological

play \ˌli-thə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

lithologically

play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of lithology

1716

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