vexillology

[vek-suh-lol-uh-jee]

Origin of vexillology

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

noun
  1. the study and collection of information about flags
Derived Formsvexillologist, noun

Word Origin for vexillology

C20: from Latin vexillum flag + -logy
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Word Origin and History for vexillology
n.

1959, from Latin vexillum "flag" + -ology.

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