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deltiology (ˌdɛltɪˈɒlədʒɪ Pronunciation for deltiology



  1. the collection and study of picture postcards

Derived Forms

ˌdeltiˈologist noun

Word Origin

C20: from Greek deltion, diminutive of deltos a writing tablet + -logy

Example Sentences Including 'deltiology'

6. With what specific postal item is deltiology generally identified?
Ottawa Sun (2003)


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