campanology

noun

cam·​pa·​nol·​o·​gy ˌkam-pə-ˈnä-lə-jē How to pronounce campanology (audio)
: the art of bell ringing

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

circa 1737, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of campanology was circa 1737

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“Campanology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/campanology. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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