campanology

noun
cam·pa·nol·o·gy | \ -jē \

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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