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[ol-uh-jee] /ˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun, plural ologies. Informal or Facetious.
any science or branch of knowledge.
Origin of ology
1795-1805; extracted from words like biology, geology where the element -logy is preceded by -o-; see -o- Unabridged
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  • Theology is about as valid as field of study as unicorn-ology or invisible pink dragon-ology.
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noun (pl) -gies
(informal) a science or other branch of knowledge
Word Origin
C19: abstracted from words with this ending, such as theology, biology, etc; see -logy
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