sedimentology

noun
sed·​i·​men·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌse-də-mən-ˈtä-lə-jē How to pronounce sedimentology (audio) , -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 How to pronounce sedimentologic (audio) \ or sedimentological \ ˌse-​də-​ˌmen-​tə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce sedimentological (audio) \ adjective
sedimentologically \ ˌse-​də-​ˌmen-​tə-​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce sedimentologically (audio) \ adverb
sedimentologist \ ˌse-​də-​mən-​ˈtä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce sedimentologist (audio) , -​ˌmen-​ \ noun

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1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Sedimentology.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sedimentology. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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