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  • n. the study of dust, pollen and other airborne particles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The science which treats of dust and its components, especially of the dust floating in the atmosphere.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek κονία (konia, "dust").

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  • The scientific study of dust in the atmosphere and its effects on plant and animal life; also spelled coniology. From the Greek konis, "dust."

    October 24, 2008