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vexillology

[vek-suh-lol-uh-jee] /ˌvɛk səˈlɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the study of flags.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; < Latin vexill(um) flag, vexillum + -o- + -logy
Related forms
vexillogic
[vek-sil-uh-loj-ik] /vɛkˌsɪl əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
vexillological, adjective
vexillologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for vexillology

vexillology

/ˌvɛksɪˈlɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study and collection of information about flags
Derived Forms
vexillologist, noun
Word Origin
C20: from Latin vexillum flag + -logy
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Contemporary definitions for vexillology
noun

the study of flags

Word Origin

Latin vexillum 'flag' + -ology

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