Geognosy



[jee-og-nuh-see] /dʒiˈɒg nə si/

noun
1.
Archaic. a science dealing with the constituent parts of the earth, its envelope of air and water, its crust, and the condition of its interior.
/dʒɪˈɒɡnəsɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the origin and distribution of minerals and rocks in the earth’s crust: superseded generally by the term geology

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