spelaeology


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speleology, spelaeology

the branch of geology that explores, studies, and describes caves. — speleologist, spelaeologist, n.speleological, spelaeological, adj.
See also: Caves
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Noun1.spelaeology - the scientific study of caves
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
2.spelaeology - the pastime of exploring caves
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