hymnology

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hym·nol·o·gy

 (hĭm-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
1. Hymnody.
2. The study of hymns.

[Greek humnologiā, singing of hymns : humnos, hymn + logos, saying; see -logy.]

hym′no·log′ic (hĭm′nə-lŏj′ĭk), hym′no·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
hym·nol′o·gist n.

hymnology

(hɪmˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Music, other) the study of hymn composition
2. (Music, other) another word for hymnody
hymnologic, ˌhymnoˈlogical adj
hymˈnologist n

hym•nol•o•gy

(hɪmˈnɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. the study of hymns, their history, classification, etc.
[1630–40]
hym•nol′o•gist, n.

hymnology

1. the composing of hymns.
2. the study of the origins, development, and use of hymns.
3. Obsolete, the performing of hymns.
See also: Songs and Singing