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papyrology

[pap-uh-rol-uh-jee]
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noun
  1. the study of papyrus manuscripts.

Origin of papyrology

1895–1900; papyr(us) + -o- + -logy
Related formspa·py·ro·log·i·cal [puh-pahy-ruh-loj-i-kuh l, puh-peer-uh-] /pəˌpaɪ rəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, pəˌpɪər ə-/, adjectivepap·y·rol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for papyrology

papyrology

noun
  1. the study of ancient papyri
Derived Formspapyrological (ˌpæpɪrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivepapyrologist, noun
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