uranology

noun

ura·​nol·​o·​gy
ˌyu̇rəˈnäləjē
plural -es
1
: the study of the heavens : astronomy
2
: a discourse or treatise on the heavens and the celestial bodies

Word History

Etymology

probably from (assumed) New Latin uranologia, from New Latin uran- entry 1 + -logia -logy

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“Uranology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uranology. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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