hydrology
noun Etymology: New Latin hydrologia, from Latin hydr- + -logia -logy Date: 1762 a science dealing with the properties, distribution, and circulation of water on and below the earth's surface and in the atmosphere • hydrologic or hydrological adjectivehydrologically adverbhydrologist noun

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