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The branch of theology having to do with angels.
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(Theology) a doctrine or theory treating of angels
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(ˌeɪn dʒəˈlɒl ə dʒi)

the study of angels.
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1. Theology. the doctrine or theory concerning angels.
2. the beliefs concerning angels.
See also: Religion
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Noun1.angelology - the branch of theology that is concerned with angelsangelology - the branch of theology that is concerned with angels
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
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