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reesetee commented on the word timbrology
Yup, that's where this word comes from--same root. :-)
October 24, 2008
bilby commented on the word timbrology
Compare Italian timbro, the mark made by a hand-stamp or a franking machine.
Not, surprisingly, the study of timber. Used to describe the study of stamps or stamp-collecting; now superseded by philately.
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