pyramidology

noun

pyr·​a·​mid·​ol·​o·​gy ˌpir-ə-(ˌ)mi-ˈdä-lə-jē How to pronounce pyramidology (audio)
: the study of or theory about mathematical or occult significance in measurements of the Great Pyramid of Egypt
pyramidologist 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, 7 Dec. 2020 Newton faced religious persecution for combining Christianity and pyramidology. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 7 Dec. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pyramidology was in 1924

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“Pyramidology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyramidology. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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