Definition of potamology in English:

potamology

noun

mass nounGeography
  • The study of rivers.

    • ‘A geochemical potamology has developed over the last decades and we now more fully understand the critical questions that have to be solved.’
    • ‘Not that I was inspired to go off and pursue a career in potamology, but the Leopold-Langbein theory of meanders was an eye-opener all the same.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from Greek potamos ‘river’ + -logy.

Pronunciation

potamology

/ˌpɒtəˈmɒlədʒi/