Poenology
Poenology P[oe]*nol"o*gy (p[-e]*n[o^]l"[-o]*j[y^]), n. See {Penology}. [1913 Webster]

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  • poenology — Penology Pe*nol o*gy, n. [Gr. ?, or L. poena, punishment + logy.] The science or art of punishment. [Written also {p[oe]nology}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • poenology — /pee nol euh jee/, n. penology. * * * …   Universalium

  • poenology — /piˈnɒlədʒi/ (say pee noluhjee) noun → penology …   Australian English dictionary

  • poenology — noun the branch of criminology concerned with prison management and prisoner rehabilitation • Syn: ↑penology • Derivationally related forms: ↑penologist (for: ↑penology) • Hypernyms: ↑criminology * …   Useful english dictionary

  • penology — penological /peen l oj i keuhl/, adj. penologist, n. /pee nol euh jee/, n. 1. the study of the punishment of crime, in both its deterrent and its reformatory aspects. 2. the study of the management of prisons. Also, poenology. [1830 40; peno… …   Universalium

  • penology — /piˈnɒlədʒi/ (say pee noluhjee) noun 1. the systematic study of the punishment of crime, in both its deterrent and its reformatory aspects. 2. the study of the management of prisons. Also, poenology. {pen(al) + o + logy} –penological… …   Australian English dictionary

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