me·​nol·​o·​gy | \ mə̇ˈnäləjē, mēˈ- \
plural -es

Definition of menology

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

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History and Etymology for menology

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

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“Menology.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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