Sumerology

noun
Su·​me·​rol·​o·​gy | \ ˌsü-mə-ˈrä-lə-jē How to pronounce Sumerology (audio) \

Definition of Sumerology

: the study of Sumerian culture, language, and history

Other Words from Sumerology

Sumerologist \ ˌsü-​mə-​ˈrä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce Sumerology (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of Sumerology

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Sumerology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sumerology. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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