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choreology

[kawr-ee-ol-uh-jee, kohr-]
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noun
  1. the study of dance notation.
  2. the recording of dance movement by notation.

Origin of choreology

1965–70; choreo- (see choreography) + -logy
Related formscho·re·ol·o·gist, noun
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Word Origin and History for choreologist

choreology

n.

"the study of dancing," 1964, from Latinized form of Greek khoreia "dance" (see chorus) + connective -o- + -logy.

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