from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study of papyrus manuscripts.
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- n. The study of ancient texts written on papyrus
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The study of papyri. See papyrus, 2.
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Mountford has retired from the show to study papyrology, and her place has been taken by Brady, the vice-chairman of West Ham football club, who first made her name when she became managing director of Birmingham FC at the age of 23.
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Also you can play at papyrology, assembling the Rosetta jigsaw puzzle.
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Thus scholars in papyrology just want to get at the raw sources; they would be annoyed by a Mac-like interface or silo.
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