cryptology


cryp·tol·o·gy

noun \krip-ˈtä-lə-jē\

Definition of CRYPTOLOGY

:  the scientific study of cryptography and cryptanalysis
cryp·to·log·i·cal \ˌkrip-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or cryp·to·log·ic \-jik\ adjective
cryp·tol·o·gist \krip-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of CRYPTOLOGY

1935

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