pedology

noun

pe·​dol·​o·​gy pi-ˈdä-lə-jē How to pronounce pedology (audio)
pe-
pedological adjective
or less commonly pedologic
pedologist noun

Word History

Etymology

Greek pedon + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pedology was in 1900

Dictionary Entries Near pedology

Cite this Entry

“Pedology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pedology. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

pedology

noun

pe·​dol·​o·​gy
variants or chiefly British paedology
plural pedologies
: the scientific study of the life and development of children

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