hymnology

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noun hym·nol·o·gy \him-ˈnä-lə-jē\

Definition of hymnology

  1. 1 :  hymnody

  2. 2 :  the study of hymns

Origin and Etymology of hymnology

Greek hymnologia singing of hymns, from hymnos + -logia -logy


First Known Use: circa 1638

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