heortology

noun he·or·tol·o·gy \ˌhēˌȯ(r)ˈtäləjē\

Definition of heortology

plural

-es

  1. :  a study of religious calendars; especially :  a study of the history and the meaning of the seasons and festivals of the church year

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Origin and Etymology of heortology

Greek heortē feast + English -o- + -logy


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