necrologic

necrology

[nuh-krol-uh-jee, ne-]
noun, plural necrologies.
1.
a list of persons who have died within a certain time.
2.
a notice of death; obituary.

Origin:
1720–30; necro- + -logy

necrological [nek-ruh-loj-i-kuhl] , necrologic, adjective
necrologically, adverb
necrologist, noun
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necrology (nɛˈkrɒlədʒɪ)
 
n , pl -gies
1.  a list of people recently dead
2.  a less common word for obituary
 
necrological
 
adj
 
ne'crologist
 
n

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necrology ne·crol·o·gy (nə-krŏl'ə-jē, ně-)
n.
The science of the collection, classification, and interpretation of mortality statistics.


ne·crol'o·gist n.
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