noun Usage: often capitalized U&F & 1st O Etymology: UFO + -logy Date: 1959 the study of unidentified flying objects • ufological adjective, often capitalized U&F & 1st Oufologist noun, often capitalized U&F & 1st O

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ufology — ufol·o·gy …   English syllables

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