from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to speleology, or the study of caves.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to the exploration of caves; speleology.
  • adjective Concerning the study of caves.


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  • O'BRIEN: And Norm, you can find them on the Web, assuming you can spell speleological, you can find them on the Web, right?

    CNN Transcript Jun 2, 2001

  • The nauseating smell combined with the speleological hazards nearly made me turn back.

    Perseus Spur

  • Peter Youngbaer, white-nose liaison for the speleological society, said caving groups are also conservation organizations.

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  • The trip allowed scientists to carry out works in the geological, hydrogeological, hydrographical, speleological (study of caves and caverns) ambits, as well as in the electromagnetic field, for which high technology equipment was used to compile exact data on each explored area. News Feed


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  • "In the beginning I used to get postcards. At first they were warm and even jovial: Everything is fine. I'm thinking of joining the Chilean Speleological Society but don't worry, it won't interfere with my poetry, if anything the two pursuits are complementary."

    Great House by Nicole Krauss, p 13

    April 27, 2011