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tropology

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tro=pol=o=gy

CIDE DICTIONARY

tropologyn. [Gr. ; a trope + discourse: cf. F. tropologie.].
     A rhetorical mode of speech, including tropes, or changes from the original import of the word.  Sir T. Browne.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

tropology, n.
1 the figurative use of words.
2 figurative interpretation, esp. of the Scriptures.

Derivative
tropological adj.
Etymology
LL tropologia f. Gk tropologia (as TROPE)

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