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
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)