ocean·​ol·​o·​gy ˌō-shə-ˈnä-lə-jē How to pronounce oceanology (audio)
: oceanography
specifically : the science of marine resources and technology
oceanologist noun

Word History


ocean + -o- + -logy

First Known Use

circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of oceanology was circa 1864

Dictionary Entries Near oceanology

Cite this Entry

“Oceanology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oceanology. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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