diabology

noun di·a·bol·o·gy \ˌdīəˈbäləjē\
variants: or

diabolology

\ˌdīəbəˈläl-, (ˌ)dīˌabəˈläl-\

Definition of diabology

plural

-es

  1. 1 :  the study of the devil or of belief in devils

  2. 2 :  the theory or doctrine of devils :  devil lore

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Origin and Etymology of diabology

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


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