planetology

noun
plan·​et·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌpla-nə-ˈtä-lə-jē How to pronounce planetology (audio) \
plural planetologies

Definition of planetology

: a branch of astronomy that deals with the condensed matter of the solar system and especially with the planets and their moons

Other Words from planetology

planetological \ ˌpla-​nə-​tə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce planetological (audio) \ adjective
planetologist \ ˌpla-​nə-​ˈtä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce planetologist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of planetology

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Planetology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/planetology. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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