menology

[ mi-nol-uh-jee ]
/ mɪˈnɒl ə dʒi /

noun, plural me·nol·o·gies.

a calendar of the months.
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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British Dictionary definitions for menology

menology
/ (mɪˈnɒlədʒɪ) /

noun plural -gies

an ecclesiastical calendar of the months
Eastern Churches a liturgical book containing the lives of the saints arranged by months

Word Origin for menology

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