selenology

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sel·e·nol·o·gy

 (sĕl′ə-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The astronomical study of the moon.

sel′e·no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
sel′e·nol′o·gist n.

selenology

(ˌsiːlɪˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Astronomy) the branch of astronomy concerned with the moon, its physical characteristics, nature, origin, etc
selenological adj
ˌseleˈnologist n

sel•e•nol•o•gy

(ˌsɛl əˈnɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of astronomy that deals with the nature and origin of the physical features of the moon.
[1815–25]
se•le•no•log•i•cal (səˌlin lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
sel`e•nol′o•gist, n.

selenology

the branch of astronomy that studies the moon. — selenologist, n. — selenologic, selenological, adj.
See also: Astronomy
the branch of astronomy that studies the physical characteristics of the moon. — selenologist, n. — selenological, adj.
See also: Moon

selenology

The astronomical study of the moon.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.selenology - the branch of astronomy that deals with the moon
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
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Eduard Suess died; an Austrian geologist and selenologist; advocated a cosmic origin of tektites.
Wilhelm Prinz died; a German selenologist; undertook comparative studies of the lunar and terrestrial surfaces.
Decades ago, some selenologists pointed to crater chains as evidence that all lunar craters were volcanic.