the principles or art of making bells, bell ringing, etc.

Origin of campanology

1670–80; < New Latin campanologia, equivalent to Late Latin campān(a) bell (see campanile) + New Latin -ologia (see -o-, -logy)
Related formscam·pa·no·log·i·cal [kam-puh-nl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌkæm pə nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivecam·pa·no·log·i·cal·ly, adverbcam·pa·nol·o·gist, cam·pa·nol·o·ger, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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the art or skill of ringing bells musically
Derived Formscampanological (ˌkæmpənəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivecampanologist or campanologer, noun

Word Origin for campanology

C19: from New Latin campānologia, from Late Latin campāna bell
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