diabology

noun
di·​a·​bol·​o·​gy | \ ˌdīəˈbäləjē \
variants: or diabolology \ ˌdīəbəˈläl-​ , (ˌ)dīˌabəˈläl-​ \
plural -es

Definition of diabology

1 : the study of the devil or of belief in devils
2 : the theory or doctrine of devils : devil lore

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History and Etymology for diabology

diabology blend of diabol- and -logy; diabolology from diabol- + -logy

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“Diabology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diabology. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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