hagiologist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hagiology +‎ -ist

Noun[edit]

hagiologist (plural hagiologists)

  1. A writer on the lives of the saints; a hagiographer.
    • 1829, Robert Southey, Sir Thomas More: or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society, London: John Murray, []:
      Hagiologists have related it without scruple, and during many ages it was believed without hesitation

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