patrologist

patrologist

[puh-trol-uh-jist]
noun
a student of patrology.

Origin:
1710–20; patrolog(y) + -ist

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patrology (pəˈtrɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
1.  the study of the writings of the Fathers of the Church
2.  a collection of such writings
 
[C17: from Greek patr-, patēr father + -logy]
 
patrological
 
adj
 
pa'trologist
 
n

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