Definition of telmatology
: a branch of science concerned with the study of wetlands (such as peat bogs or swamps
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Origin and Etymology of telmatology
Greek telmat-, telma stagnant water, marsh + English -o- + -logy; akin to Greek stalassein to let drop, drip — more at stale
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