tropological

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adjective tro·po·log·i·cal \ˌtrō-pə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌträ-\

Definition of tropological

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or involving biblical interpretation stressing moral metaphor; also :  moral

  2. 2 :  characterized or varied by tropes :  figurative

tropologically

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Examples of tropological in a Sentence

  1. a tropological construct that no reader of the Bible should take literally

14th Century

First Known Use of tropological

14th century


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