plural -es
: a branch of science concerned with the study of wetlands (such as peat bogs or swamps)

Word History


Greek telmat-, telma stagnant water, marsh + English -o- + -logy; akin to Greek stalassein to let drop, drip

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“Telmatology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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