hagiology

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

Definition of hagiology

1 : literature dealing with venerated persons or writings
2 : a list of venerated figures

Other Words from hagiology

hagiologic \ ˌha-​gē-​ə-​ˈlä-​jik , ˌhā-​, -​jē-​ \ or hagiological \ ˌha-​gē-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl , ˌhā-​, -​jē-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of hagiology

1807, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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