[jee-uh-mawr-fol-uh-jee] /ˌdʒi ə mɔrˈfɒl ə dʒi/
the study of the characteristics, origin, and development of landforms.
the branch of geology that is concerned with the structure, origin, and development of the topographical features of the earth’s surface
1893, from geo- + morphology. Form geomorphy is from 1889. Related: Geomorphological; geomorphologically; geomorphologist.
The scientific study of the formation, alteration, and configuration of landforms and their relationship with underlying structures.
[jee-oh-nav-i-gey-shuh n] /ˌdʒi oʊˌnæv ɪˈgeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. by means of observations of terrestrial features.
[Sephardic Hebrew ge-aw-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew gey-oh-nim] /Sephardic Hebrew gɛ ɔˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew geɪˈoʊ nɪm/ noun, Hebrew. 1. a plural of . [gah-ohn; Sephardic Hebrew gah-awn; Ashkenazic Hebrew gah-ohn, goin] /ˈgɑ oʊn; Sephardic Hebrew gɑˈɔn; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈgɑ oʊn, gɔɪn/ noun, plural Geonim [Sephardic Hebrew ge-aw-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew gey-oh-nim] /Sephardic Hebrew gɛ ɔˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew geɪˈoʊ […]
[jee-of-uh-jee] /dʒiˈɒf ə dʒi/ noun 1. the practice of eating earthy matter, especially clay or chalk, as in famine-stricken areas. /dʒɪˈɒfədʒɪ/ noun 1. the practice of eating earth, clay, chalk, etc, found in some primitive tribes 2. (zoology) the habit of some animals, esp earthworms, of eating soil n. “dirt-eating,” 1850, from Greek *geophagia (according […]
[jee-of-uh-luh s] /dʒiˈɒf ə ləs/ adjective 1. Zoology. terrestrial, as certain snails. 2. Botany. fruiting underground.