climatology etymology

English word climatology comes from English -ology, English climate

Detailed word origin of climatology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ology English (eng) (often, humorous) added to an ordinary English word to create a name for a (possibly non-existent) field of study.. , used for phonological reasons when the preceding morpheme ends in certain consonant sounds.
climate English (eng) (poetic, obsolete) To dwell. (figuratively) The context in general of a particular political, moral etc. situation.. (obsolete) A region of the Earth.. (obsolete) An area of the earth's surface between two parallels of latitude.. The long-term manifestations of weather and other atmospheric conditions in a given area or country, now usually represented by the statistical summary of its [...]
climatology English (eng) The science that deals with climates, and investigates their phenomena and causes.

Words with the same origin as climatology

Descendants of -ology
Byzantinology Hittitological Hittitology Vaticanologist anthroposomatology cerebrology environment enzymologist exoplanetology glossary glott- historiology hydrologist immunologist immunology orthopterologist paremiological pharmacologic pharmacological pimpology polyglot scatological sexologist somatotypology terminology
Descendants of climate
Climategate bioclimatology cli-fi climatal climatic climatically climatography climatory climature dendroclimatology hydroclimatology microclimatology