hagiology

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noun ha·gi·ol·o·gy \ˌha-gē-ˈä-lə-jē, ˌhā-, -jē-\

Definition of hagiology

  1. 1 :  literature dealing with venerated persons or writings

  2. 2 :  a list of venerated figures

hagiologic

play \ˌha-gē-ə-ˈlä-jik, ˌhā-, -jē-\ or

hagiological

play \ˌha-gē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌhā-, -jē-\ adjective

1807

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1807


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