Definitions

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  • n. The study of proverbs.

Etymologies

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From the obsolete paroemia ("proverb"), paremia + -ology, from Latin paroemia, from Ancient Greek παροιμία.

Examples

  • The collection and study of proverbs is called paremiology (Greek paroimia = proverb).

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