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patrology Syllabification: pa·trol·o·gy
Pronunciation: /pəˈträləjē/

Definition of patrology in English:

noun

Another term for patristics.
Example sentences
  • Scripture, patrology, biblical hermeneutics, theology, doctrine - all displaced because of the towering impertinence of what Sir Humphrey Appleby once called the ‘perpendicular pronoun.’

Origin

Early 17th century: from Greek patēr, patr- 'father' + -logy.

Derivatives

patrologist

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