hymnology


hym·nol·o·gy

noun \him-ˈnä-lə-jē\

Definition of HYMNOLOGY

1
:  hymnody
2
:  the study of hymns

Origin of HYMNOLOGY

Greek hymnologia singing of hymns, from hymnos + -logia -logy
First Known Use: circa 1638

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