campanology

noun
cam·​pa·​nol·​o·​gy | \ ˌkam-pə-ˈnä-lə-jē How to pronounce campanology (audio) \

Definition of campanology

: the art of bell ringing

First Known Use of campanology

circa 1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for campanology

New Latin campanologia, from Late Latin campana + New Latin -o- + -logia -logy

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“Campanology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/campanology. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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