Mariology [mair-ee-ol-uh-jee] Word Origin noun
- the body of belief, doctrine, and opinion concerning the Virgin Mary.
- the study of the person and nature of the Virgin Mary, especially in reference to her role in the incarnation of God in Christ.
Origin of Mariology First recorded in 1855–60; Mary + -o- + -logy Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for mariology Mariology Maryology noun
- RC Church the study of the traditions and doctrines concerning the Virgin Mary
Derived FormsMariologist or Maryologist, noun Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012