Assyriology

noun
As·​syr·​i·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ə-ˌsir-ē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce Assyriology (audio) \

Definition of Assyriology

: the science or study of the history, language, and antiquities of ancient Assyria and Babylonia

Other Words from Assyriology

Assyriological \ ə-​ˌsir-​ē-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce Assyriological (audio) \ adjective
Assyriologist \ ə-​ˌsir-​ē-​ˈä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce Assyriologist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of Assyriology

1828, in the meaning defined above

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“Assyriology.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Assyriologist. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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