hagiography[hag′ē äg′rə fē, hā′jē-]
hagiography definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. hagiographies
- a book or writing, or an assemblage of these, about the lives of saints
- such books or writings as a field of study
Origin: hagio- plush -graphy
hagiography definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. hag·i·og·ra·phies
- Biography of saints.
- A worshipful or idealizing biography.
- hagˌi·ogˈraph·er noun
- hagˌi·o·graphˈic , hagˌi·o·graphˈi·cal adjective