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The study of flags.

vex·il′lo·log′i·cal (vĕk-sĭl′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
vex′il·lol′o·gist n.
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the study and collection of information about flags
[C20: from Latin vexillum flag + -logy]
ˌvexilˈlologist n
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(ˌvɛk səˈlɒl ə dʒi)

the study of flags.
[1955–60; < Latin vexill(um) flag, vexillum + -o- + -logy]
vex•il•lo•log′ic (vɛkˌsɪl əˈlɒdʒ ɪk) vex•il`lo•log′i•cal, adj.
vex`il•lol′o•gist, n.
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the collecting of flags or banners. — vexillologist, n.
See also: Collections and Collecting
the study of flags and flag design. — vexillologist, n.vexillological, adj.
See also: Flags
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The study of flags.
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