al·​pha·​be·​tol·​o·​gy | \-ləjē\
plural -es

Definition of alphabetology 

: the study of alphabetic systems of writing

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First Known Use of alphabetology

1871, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alphabetology

alphabet entry 1 + -o- + -logy

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