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symbology

[ sim-bol-uh-jee ]
/ sɪmˈbɒl ə dʒi /
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noun

the study of symbols.
the use of symbols; symbolism.

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Origin of symbology

1830–40; by haplology, symbolo- (combining form of symbol) + -logy
sym·bo·log·i·cal [sim-buh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌsɪm bəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivesym·bol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for symbology

symbology
/ (sɪmˈbɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the use, study, or interpretation of symbols
symbological (ˌsɪmbəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivesymbologist, noun
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