Cryology



[krahy-ol-uh-jee] /kraɪˈɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the study of snow and ice.
noun

the scientific study of snow, ice, sleet, and frozen ground
Word Origin

Greek cryos- ‘frost’

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