noun, often capitalized
an·​gel·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌān-jə-ˈlä-lə-jē How to pronounce angelology (audio) \

Definition of angelology

: the theological doctrine of angels or its study

Other Words from angelology

angelologist \ ˌān-​jə-​ˈlä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce angelology (audio) \ noun

Examples of angelology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her father, a professor of theology and Christian thought, teaches a class about angelology—the study of angels, Satan, and demons, and the ongoing battle between them. Eliza Griswold, The New Yorker, 26 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of angelology

1663, in the meaning defined above

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“Angelology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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