bibliology

noun

bib·​li·​ol·​o·​gy ˌbi-blē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce bibliology (audio)
1
: the history and science of books as physical objects : bibliography
2
often capitalized : the study of the theological doctrine of the Bible

Word History

First Known Use

1804, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of bibliology was in 1804

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“Bibliology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bibliology. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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