selenology

selenology
sel•e•nol•o•gy
[[t]ˌsɛl əˈnɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n.
astron. the branch of astronomy that deals with the nature and origin of the physical features of the moon
Etymology: 1815–25 se•le•no•log•i•cal səˌlin lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl adj. sel`e•nol′o•gist, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Selenology — Sel e*nol o*gy, n. [Gr. selh nh the moonn + logy.] That branch of astronomy which treats of the moon. {Sel e*no*log i*cal}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • selenology — [sel΄ənäl′ə jē] n. [ SELENO + LOGY] the branch of astronomy dealing with the moon in general selenological [sə lē΄nə läj′i kəl] adj. selenologist n …   English World dictionary

  • selenology — noun Date: 1821 a branch of astronomy that deals with the moon • selenological adjective • selenologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • selenology — selenological /seuh leen l oj i keuhl/, adj. selenologist, n. /sel euh nol euh jee/, n. the branch of astronomy that deals with the nature and origin of the physical features of the moon. [1815 25; SELENO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • selenology — noun /sɛliːˈnɒləʤɪ/ a) The scientific study of the Moon. b) The scientific study of the Moon’s movements in the heavens and the kinetic influences it has upon and it receives from other astronomical bodies; compare …   Wiktionary

  • selenology — study of the moon Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • selenology — sel·e nol·o·gy || ‚selɪnÉ’lÉ™dʒɪ n. branch of astronomy concerned with the study of the physical nature and origin of the moon (Astronomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • selenology — [ˌsɛlɪ nɒlədʒi, ˌsi: ] noun the scientific study of the moon. Derivatives selenologist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • selenology — sel·e·nol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • selenology — /siləˈnɒlədʒi/ (say seeluh noluhjee) noun that branch of astronomy dealing with the moon. {seleno + logy} –selenologist, noun …  

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