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The study of mountains.

o′ro·log′i·cal (ôr′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
o′ro·log′i·cal·ly adv.
o·rol′o·gist n.

orology, oreology

the scientific study of mountains. — orologist, oreologist, n. — orological, oreological, adj.
See also: Mountains
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Noun1.orology - the science of mountains
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
References in periodicals archive ?
The scientific study of which natural part of the landscape is termed orology (or oreology)?
Wishing on a Star is a musical box filled with honey with star signs on the side; Chamber is a very large octagonal glass cell, like a bit of honeycomb, filled with pounds of honey, and `Orangina orology is a series of orangina bottles filled with honey.
What was the name of the US zoologist the landscape is termed orology (or whose studies in Africa were the basis for the oreology)?