menology

noun

me·​nol·​o·​gy
mə̇ˈnäləjē,
mēˈ-
plural -es
1
: an ecclesiastical calendar of festivals celebrated in honor of particular saints and martyrs
also : a register of saints or outstanding religious personages
2
: menologion

Word History

Etymology

Middle Greek mēnologion, from Greek mēn month + logos word, account + -ion, diminutive suffix

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“Menology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/menology. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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