heresiologist

[ huh-ree-zee-ol-uh-jist, -see-, her-uh-see- ]
/ həˌri ziˈɒl ə dʒɪst, -si-, ˌhɛr ə si- /

noun

a person who studies or writes about heresies.

Nearby words

  1. herero,
  2. heres,
  3. heresiarch,
  4. heresimach,
  5. heresiography,
  6. heresiology,
  7. heresthetic,
  8. heresy,
  9. heretic,
  10. heretical

Origin of heresiologist

First recorded in 1700–10; heresy + -o- + -log(y) + -ist

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