noun[mass noun] Geography
The study of rivers.
More example sentences
- A geochemical potamology has developed over the last decades and we now more fully understand the critical questions that have to be solved.
- Not that I was inspired to go off and pursue a career in potamology, but the Leopold-Langbein theory of meanders was an eye-opener all the same.
early 19th century: from Greek potamos 'river' + -logy.
Definition of potamology in:
- The US English dictionary