xenogeology etymology

English word xenogeology comes from English geology, English xeno-

Detailed word origin of xenogeology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.
xeno- English (eng) From a foreign place, as in xenolith. Having to do with foreigners, as in xenophilia, or more commonly, xenophobia.. Relating to strangers or strangeness, as in xenodochy or xenomenia.
xenogeology English (eng) (science fiction, rare) Science of extraterrestrial geology.

Words with the same origin as xenogeology

Descendants of geology
Descendants of xeno-
psammoxenic xenoandrogenic xenoanthropology xenochemistry xenoclast xenocrystal xenocytology xenodiagnostic xenoencyclopedia xenoestrogenic xenoestrogenicity xenofiction xenofree xenogeography xenography xenohormone xenolinguistic xenomorphous xenophagy xenopsychiatry xenosiderophore xenotransplant xenotransplantable xenotropic