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orismology

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noun or·is·mol·o·gy \ˌȯr-əz-ˈmä-lə-jē, ˌär-\

Definition of orismology

  1. :  the science of defining technical terms

or·is·mo·log·i·cal play \ˌȯr-əz-mə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌär-; ȯ-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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