papyrology

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noun pap·y·rol·o·gy \ˌpa-pə-ˈrä-lə-jē\

Definition of papyrology

  1. :  the study of papyrus manuscripts

papyrologist

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Origin and Etymology of papyrology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1898


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