Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The study of the symbols and mysterious rites of antiquity.
- n. That branch of theology which treats of the history and matter of Christian creeds and confessions of faith.
- n. The study of ancient symbols;
- n. theology The study of that branch of historic theology which treats of creeds and confessions of faith;
- n. Symbolism;
- n. also called symbolic.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Theol.) The study of ancient symbols. that branch of historic theology which treats of creeds and confessions of faith; symbolism; -- called also
- From French symbolique or Latin symbolicus, from Ancient Greek συμβολικός (symbolikos) "of or belonging to a symbol". (Wiktionary)
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