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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hag•i•ol•o•gyˌhæg iˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌheɪ dʒi-(n.)(pl.)-gies.

  1. the branch of literature dealing with the lives and legends of the saints.

    Category: Literature, Religion

  2. a biography or narrative of a saint or saints. a collection of such works.

    Category: Literature, Religion

Origin of hagiology:

1800–10

hag`i•ol′o•gist(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hagiographer, hagiographist, hagiologist(noun)

    the author of a worshipful or idealizing biography

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hagiologist(noun)

    one who treats of the sacred writings; a writer of the lives of the saints; a hagiographer

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