deltiology

deltiology

[del-tee-ol-uh-jee]
noun
the hobby of collecting post cards.

Origin:
1945–50; < Greek deltí(on), diminutive of déltos writing tablet + -o- + -logy

deltiological [del-tee-uh-loj-i-kuhl] , adjective
deltiologist, noun
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deltiology (ˌdɛltɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the collection and study of picture postcards
 
[C20: from Greek deltion, diminutive of deltos a writing tablet + -logy]
 
delti'ologist
 
n

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