orismology


or·is·mol·o·gy

noun \ˌr-əz-ˈmä-lə-jē, ˌär-\

Definition of ORISMOLOGY

:  the science of defining technical terms
or·is·mo·log·i·cal \ˌr-əz-mə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌär-; -ˌriz-\ adjective

Origin of ORISMOLOGY

Greek horismos definition (from horizein to define) + English -logy — more at horizon
First Known Use: 1816

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