[ myoo-zi-kol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌmyu zɪˈkɒl ə dʒi /
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the scholarly or scientific study of music, as in historical research, musical theory, or the physical nature of sound.
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OTHER WORDS FROM musicologymu·si·co·log·i·cal [myoo-zi-kuh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌmyu zɪ kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivemu·si·co·log·i·cal·ly, adverbmu·si·col·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for musicology
/ (ˌmjuːzɪˈkɒlədʒɪ) /
the scholarly study of music
Derived forms of musicologymusicological (ˌmjuːzɪkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivemusicologically, adverbmusicologist, noun
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