pharology

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Pharos or its source Ancient Greek Φάρος (Pháros) +‎ -logy.

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Noun[edit]

pharology (uncountable)

  1. The study of lighthouses, or other forms of light-signalling.
    • 2008, Patrick Barkham, The Guardian, 15 July 2008, G2, p. 10:
      Her previously unknown passion for pharology is shedding light on an obscure area of expertise (hobby sounds so belittling).