codicology


co·di·col·o·gy

noun \ˌkō-də-ˈkä-lə-jē, ˌkä-\

Definition of CODICOLOGY

:  the study of manuscripts as cultural artifacts for historical purposes
co·di·co·log·i·cal \-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

Origin of CODICOLOGY

Latin codic-, codex + -o- + English -logy
First Known Use: 1953

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