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

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, 7 Dec. 2020 Newton faced religious persecution for combining Christianity and pyramidology. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 7 Dec. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'pyramidology.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of pyramidology

1924, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About pyramidology

Time Traveler for pyramidology

Time Traveler

The first known use of pyramidology was in 1924

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near pyramidology

pyramidoidal

pyramidology

pyramidon

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for pyramidology

Cite this Entry

“Pyramidology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyramidology. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!