sedimentology

noun
sed·i·men·tol·o·gy | \ ˌse-də-mən-ˈtä-lə-jē , -ˌmen- \

Definition of sedimentology 

: a branch of science that deals with sedimentary rocks and their inclusions

Other words from sedimentology

sedimentologic \ˌse-də-ˌmen-tə-ˈlä-jik \ or sedimentological \ˌse-də-ˌmen-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \ adjective
sedimentologically \ˌse-də-ˌmen-tə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē \ adverb
sedimentologist \ˌse-də-mən-ˈtä-lə-jist, -ˌmen- \ noun

First Known Use of sedimentology

1932, in the meaning defined above

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