hagiology


hagiology
hagiologic /hag'ee euh loj"ik, hay'jee-/, hagiological, adj.hagiologist, n.
/hag'ee ol"euh jee, hay'jee-/, n., pl. hagiologies for 2, 3.
1. the branch of literature dealing with the lives and legends of the saints.
2. a biography or narrative of a saint or saints.
3. a collection of such biographies or narratives.
[1800-10; HAGIO- + -LOGY]

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