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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The sacred literature of a people.
  • noun The study of religious beliefs and practices.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A discourse on sacred things; the science which treats of the ancient writings and inscriptions of the Egyptians, or a treatise on that science.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A treatise on sacred things; especially, the science which treats of the ancient writings and inscriptions of the Egyptians, or a treatise on that science.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The comparative and historical study of religions.

Etymologies

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hiero- + -logy.

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