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[ puh-trol-uh-jist ]
/ pəˈtrɒl ə dʒɪst /


a student of patrology.

Nearby words

patrol car, patrol torpedo boat, patrol wagon, patrolman, patrologic, patrologist, patrology, patrolwoman, patron, patron saint, patronage

Origin of patrologist

First recorded in 1710–20; patrolog(y) + -ist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for patrologist

  • Of Father Faustino Arvalo, the distinguished hymnographer and patrologist, we have spoken above.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921|Thomas J. Campbell