petrology

noun pe·trol·o·gy \ pə-ˈträ-lə-jē , pe- \

Definition of petrology

:a science that deals with the origin, history, occurrence, structure, chemical composition, and classification of rocks

petrologic

play \ˌpe-trə-ˈlä-jik\ or petrological play \ˌpe-trə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

petrologically

play \ˌpe-trə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

petrologist

play \pə-ˈträ-lə-jist, pe-\ noun

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