pyramidology

noun
pyr·​a·​mid·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌpir-ə-(ˌ)mi-ˈdä-lə-jē How to pronounce pyramidology (audio) \

Definition of pyramidology

: the study of or theory about mathematical or occult significance in measurements of the Great Pyramid of Egypt

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Other Words from pyramidology

pyramidologist \ ˌpir-​ə-​(ˌ)mi-​ˈdä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce pyramidology (audio) \ noun

Examples of pyramidology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For Newton, pyramidology related to his interest in alchemy and even his underlying Christian beliefs. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "Isaac Newton Believed the Pyramids Revealed the Timing of the Apocalypse," 7 Dec. 2020 Newton faced religious persecution for combining Christianity and pyramidology. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "Isaac Newton Believed the Pyramids Revealed the Timing of the Apocalypse," 7 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of pyramidology

1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Pyramidology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyramidology. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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