selenography

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sel·e·nog·ra·phy

 (sĕl′ə-nŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The study of the physical features of the moon.

sel′e·nog′ra·pher, sel′e·nog′ra·phist n.
sel′e·no·graph′ic (-nə-grăf′ĭk), sel′e·no·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.

selenography

(ˌsiːlɪˈnɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Astronomy) the branch of astronomy concerned with the description and mapping of the surface features of the moon
selenograph n
ˌseleˈnographer, ˌseleˈnographist n
selenographic, seˌlenoˈgraphical adj
seˌlenoˈgraphically adv

selenography

the branch of astronomy that deals with the charting of the moon’s surface. — selenographer, selenographist, n. — selenographic, selenographical, adj.
See also: Moon
the scientific analysis and mapping of the moon’s physical features. — selenographer, selenographist, n.selenographic, selenographical, adj.
See also: Astronomy

selenography

The study and mapping of the surface of the moon.
Translations
Selenografie
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