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1. petrology

noun. ['pəˈtrɑːlədʒi'] the branch of geology that studies rocks: their origin and formation and mineral composition and classification.

Synonyms

  • lithology
  • geomorphology

Etymology

  • -logy (English)
  • petro- (English)

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Example sentences of the word petrology


1. Noun, singular or mass
Classes in areas such as mathematics, physics, mineralogy and petrology can be helpful.

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