Egyptology

noun
Egyp·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌē-(ˌ)jip-ˈtä-lə-jē How to pronounce Egyptology (audio) \

Definition of Egyptology

: the study of Egyptian antiquities

Other Words from Egyptology

Egyptological \ ˌē-​(ˌ)jip-​tə-​ˈlä-​jə-​kəl How to pronounce Egyptological (audio) \ adjective
Egyptologist \ ˌē-​(ˌ)jip-​ˈtä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce Egyptologist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of Egyptology

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Egyptology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Egyptology. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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