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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.
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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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Growing application of theodolite for orology is further likely to underscore significant growth opportunities for the global theodolite market.
OROLOGY A Study of time B Study of mountains C Study of stones who am I?