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necrology

[nuh-krol-uh-jee, ne-] /nəˈkrɒl ə dʒi, nɛ-/
noun, plural necrologies.
1.
a list of persons who have died within a certain time.
2.
a notice of death; obituary.
Origin of necrology
1720-1730
First recorded in 1720-30; necro- + -logy
Related forms
necrological
[nek-ruh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌnɛk rəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
necrologic, adjective
necrologically, adverb
necrologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for necrologist

necrology

/nɛˈkrɒlədʒɪ/
noun (pl) -gies
1.
a list of people recently dead
2.
a less common word for obituary
Derived Forms
necrological (ˌnɛkrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
necrologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for necrologist

necrology

n.

"register of deaths, obituary," 1705, from necro- + -logy.

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necrologist in Medicine

necrology ne·crol·o·gy (nə-krŏl'ə-jē, ně-)
n.
The science of the collection, classification, and interpretation of mortality statistics.


ne·crol'o·gist n.
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