Hierology Hi`er*ol"o*gy, n. [Gr. ?; "iero`s sacred + ? discourse: cf. F. hi['e]rologie.] A treatise on sacred things; especially, the science which treats of the ancient writings and inscriptions of the Egyptians, or a treatise on that science. [1913 Webster]

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  • hierology — hierologic /huy euhr euh loj ik, huy reuh /, hierological, adj. hierologist, n. /huy euh rol euh jee, huy rol /, n. 1. literature or learning regarding sacred things. 2. hagiological literature or learning. [1830 40; HIERO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

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  • hierology — science of sacred matters Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hierology — n sacred literature, religious lore, Scripture, hagiography, hagiology; theology, divinity …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hierology — hi·er·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

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