Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

papyrology

[pap-uh-rol-uh-jee] /ˌpæp əˈrɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the study of papyrus manuscripts.
Origin of papyrology
1895-1900
1895-1900; papyr(us) + -o- + -logy
Related forms
papyrological
[puh-pahy-ruh-loj-i-kuh l, puh-peer-uh-] /pəˌpaɪ rəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, pəˌpɪər ə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
papyrologist, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for papyrology

papyrology

/ˌpæpɪˈrɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of ancient papyri
Derived Forms
papyrological (ˌpæpɪrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
papyrologist, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for papyrology

Word Value for papyrology

0
23
Scrabble Words With Friends