telmatology

noun tel·ma·tol·o·gy \ˌtelməˈtäləjē\

Definition of telmatology

plural

-es

  1. :  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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