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o·rol·o·gy

 (ô-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
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
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