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Mar·y·ol·o·gy

 (mâr′ē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
Variant of Mariology.
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Maryology

(ˌmɛərɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Roman Catholic Church) a variant spelling of Mariology
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Mariolatry, Maryology, Maryolatry

the cult of the Blessed Virgin Mary. — Mariolater, n. — Mariolatrous, adj.
See also: Catholicism
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