telmatology

noun
tel·​ma·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌtelməˈtäləjē\
plural -es

Definition of telmatology

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

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History and Etymology for telmatology

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

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