aeroscopy

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From Ancient Greek ἁεροσκοπία (haeroskopía, divination by observing the heavens), from ἀήρ (aḗr, air) + σκοπέω (skopéō, I examine).

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aeroscopy (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete, meteorology) The branch of meteorology that involves the scientific examination of the various properties and composition of the atmosphere, and their variation
  2. (rare) divination by observation of the sky
  3. (zoology) aeroscepsy

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