Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The branch of meteorology that deals with clouds.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The branch of meteorology that studies clouds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That part of meteorology which treats of clouds.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of meteorology that studies clouds and cloud formation

Etymologies

Greek nephos, cloud; see nebh- in Indo-European roots + -logy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek νέφος (nephos, "cloud") + -logy. (Wiktionary)

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