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Fun fact! The shortest -ology is oology, the scientific study of eggs.
Definition of -Ology
What does -Ology mean?
- [alternative form of, -logy, nodot=1] used for phonological reasons when the preceding morpheme ends in certain consonant sounds.
- [context: often, humorous] added to an ordinary English word to create a name for a (possibly non-existent) field of study
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Pouring in the Oil and the Wine by Brian Keith Williams
Homo-ology is a sorry, impoverished substitute for the theology that leads to soul prosperity (see 3 Jn. 1:2). The suffix “ology” means the study of ...
A history of scientific investigation from 1600 to the Anthropocene Epoch by James Bowen
The pronunciation as zoo-ology is a vulgar abomination. 12 Milne-Edwards inferred that it most likely originated with Gyllius, making the editorial comment that “C'est, croyons-nous, la première fois qu'on ait employé ce mot, au moins sous ...
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