selenology

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selen- (moon) +‎ -o- +‎ -logy (study)

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selenology (usually uncountable, plural selenologies)

  1. (astronomy) The scientific study of the Moon.
    1. (chiefly) The scientific study of the Moon’s movements in the heavens and the kinetic influences it has upon and it receives from other astronomical bodies.
    2. (occasionally) The scientific study of the formation and composition of the Moon’s crust.

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