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symbolics

[sim-bol-iks]
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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the branch of theology dealing with the study of the history and meaning of church creeds and confessions.

Origin of symbolics

see origin at symbolic, -ics
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Historical Examples

  • His works on symbolics show profound scholarship, keen critical insight, and rare impartiality.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 6

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