iconology

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noun ico·nol·o·gy \ˌī-kə-ˈnä-lə-jē\

Definition of iconology

  1. :  the study of icons or artistic symbolism

iconological

play \(ˌ)ī-ˌkä-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of iconology

French iconologie, from icono- icon- + -logie -logy


First Known Use: circa 1736


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