symbology


sym·bol·o·gy

noun \sim-ˈbä-lə-jē\
plural sym·bol·o·gies

Definition of SYMBOLOGY

1
:  the art of expression by symbols
2
:  the study or interpretation of symbols
3
:  a system of symbols

Origin of SYMBOLOGY

symbol + -logy
First Known Use: 1840

Other Alphabet Terms

cuneiform, linear, minuscule, pictograph, rune, wedge

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