geology etymology

English word geology comes from Ancient Greek γῆ, Latin -logia (-logy; the study of.)

Detailed word origin of geology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
γῆ Ancient Greek (grc)
-logia Latin (lat) -logy; the study of.
geologia Latin (lat) (New Latin) geology.
geology English (eng) The geological structure of a region.. The science that studies the structure of the earth (or other planets), together with its origin and development, especially by examination of its rocks.

Words with the same origin as geology

Descendants of γῆ
Abel test Baldwin County Coweta Demeter Dmitry Gina apogee berthierite chemist gein geodesy geographer geographic geographical geography geologic geological geometry laurite microgeology proustite radiochemistry radiogeology rubidium
Descendants of -logia
Scoville scale abelite astrogeology chemurgy dirubidium exogeology geobiology hircic acid horologic horology nongeology paleogeology petrogeology photogeology pneumologist radiorubidium sillimanite topochemical