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noun, plural me·nol·o·gies.
  1. a calendar of the months.
  2. a record or account, as of saints, arranged in the order of a calendar.
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Origin of menology

1600–10; < New Latin mēnologium < Late Greek mēnológion. See meno-, -logy
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Historical Examples

  • The "Menology" tells us that Macedo did not wear his priestly dress in that country.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921

    Thomas J. Campbell

  • These lives are very long, and the Menology contains the substance in a condensed form.

  • The Greeks placed her among the saints in their menology, and in holy festivity celebrate her anniversary.

British Dictionary definitions for menology


noun plural -gies
  1. an ecclesiastical calendar of the months
  2. Eastern Churches a liturgical book containing the lives of the saints arranged by months
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Word Origin

C17: from New Latin mēnologium, from Late Greek mēnologion, from Greek mēn month + logos word, account
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