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nephology

Line breaks: neph¦ol|ogy
Pronunciation: /nɪˈfɒlədʒi
 
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Definition of nephology in English:

noun

[mass noun] rare
The study or contemplation of clouds.
Example sentences
  • The word ‘nephology’ has derived from the Greek word, ‘nephos’ that literally means cloud.

Origin

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

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