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vexillology

[ vek-suh-lol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌvɛk səˈlɒl ə dʒi /
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noun

the study of flags.

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Origin of vexillology

1955–60; <Latin vexill(um) flag, vexillum + -o- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM vexillology

vex·il·log·ic [vek-sil-uh-loj-ik], /vɛkˌsɪl əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, vex·il·lo·log·i·cal, adjectivevex·il·lol·o·gist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for vexillology

vexillology
/ (ˌvɛksɪˈlɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the study and collection of information about flags

Derived forms of vexillology

vexillologist, noun

Word Origin for vexillology

C20: from Latin vexillum flag + -logy
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