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sindonology

[sin-duh-nol-uh-jee] /ˌsɪn dəˈnɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the scientific study of the Shroud of Turin.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; < Italian sindon(e) the shroud in which Christ was interred (< Greek (NT) sindṓn winding sheet, Greek: muslin sheet; cf. sindon) + -o- + -logy
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sindonologist, noun
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noun

the study of the Shroud of Turin

Word Origin

sindon 'shroud, wrapper'

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