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climatology (n.)

"scientific study of climates," 1803, from climate + -ology.  In 19c., more or less equivalent to meteorology

updated on December 29, 2017

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Definitions of climatology from WordNet

climatology (n.)
meteorology of climates and their phenomena;
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