Definition of nephology in English:

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Pronunciation: /nəˈfäləjē/


The study or contemplation of clouds.
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  • The word ‘nephology’ has derived from the Greek word, ‘nephos’ that literally means cloud.


Late 19th century: from Greek nephos 'cloud' + -logy.

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Syllabification: ne·phol·o·gy

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