Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The study of beards; a treatise on beards.

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  • noun rare The study of beards.

Etymologies

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pogono- +‎ -ology

Examples

  • For inspiration, I recommend the "Hair India: A Guide to the Bizarre Beards and Magnificent Moustaches of Hindustan," a photography book that celebrates the fine art of pogonology, or the study of facial hair.

    No Shave November: A mustache for a cause

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  • The study of beards.

    May 12, 2008