sindonology

sindonology

[sin-duh-nol-uh-jee]
noun
the scientific study of the Shroud of Turin.

Origin:
1965–70; < Italian sindon(e) the shroud in which Christ was interred (< Greek (NT) sindṓn winding sheet, Greek: muslin sheet; cf. sindon) + -o- + -logy

sindonologist, noun
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Main Entry:  sindonology
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the study of the Shroud of Turin
Etymology:  sindon 'shroud, wrapper'
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