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Egyptology

[ee-jip-tol-uh-jee] /ˌi dʒɪpˈtɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the scientific study of Egyptian antiquities.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; Egypt + -o- + -logy
Related forms
Egyptological
[ih-jip-tuh-loj-i-kuh l] /ɪˌdʒɪp təˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Egyptologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for egyptological

Egyptology

/ˌiːdʒɪpˈtɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the archaeology and language of ancient Egypt
Derived Forms
Egyptological (ɪˌdʒɪptəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
Egyptologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for egyptological

Egyptology

n.

1859, from Egypt + -ology. Related: Egyptologist.

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