Definitions for hagiologyˌhæg iˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌheɪ dʒi-

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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. hagiology(noun)

    literature narrating the lives (and legends) of the saints

Wiktionary

  1. hagiology(Noun)

    literature dealing with the lives of saints

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hagiology(noun)

    the history or description of the sacred writings or of sacred persons; a narrative of the lives of the saints; a catalogue of saints

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