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symbology

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noun sym·bol·o·gy \sim-ˈbä-lə-jē\

Definition of symbology

plural

symbologies

  1. 1 :  the art of expression by symbols

  2. 2 :  the study or interpretation of symbols

  3. 3 :  a system of symbols



Origin and Etymology of symbology

symbol + -logy


First Known Use: 1840

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