hierology

hierology

[hahy-uh-rol-uh-jee, hahy-rol-]
noun
1.
literature or learning regarding sacred things.
2.
hagiological literature or learning.

Origin:
1830–40; hiero- + -logy

hierologic [hahy-er-uh-loj-ik, hahy-ruh-] , hierological, adjective
hierologist, noun
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hierology (ˌhaɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
 
n , pl -gies
1.  sacred literature
2.  a biography of a saint
 
hierologic
 
adj
 
hiero'logical
 
adj
 
hier'ologist
 
n

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