dactylology

noun
dac·​ty·​lol·​o·​gy | \ ˌdak-tə-ˈlä-lə-jē How to pronounce dactylology (audio) \

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circa 1656, in the meaning defined above

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dactylology

noun
dac·​ty·​lol·​o·​gy | \ ˌdak-tə-ˈläl-ə-jē How to pronounce dactylology (audio) \
plural dactylologies

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