Meaning of uranology in English:

uranology

(also ouranology)

Pronunciation /ˌjʊərəˈnɒlədʒi/ /ˌjɔːrəˈnɒlədʒi/

noun

  • 1The study of the stars or the heavens; astronomy. Also: a treatise or discourse on this subject; an astronomical system. Now chiefly historical.

  • 2Doctrine concerning heaven.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Benjamin Martin (bap. 1705, d. 1782), lecturer on science and maker of scientific instruments. From urano- + -logy.