: system of laws governing or sum of knowledge regarding a (specified) field

Word History


borrowed from Greek -nomia, from nómos "custom, convention, law" + -ia -y entry 2 — more at nomothetic

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“-nomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-nomy. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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