necrology definition by Webster's New World
noun pl. necrologies
- a list of people who have died within a certain period, as that in a newspaper
- a death notice; obituary
Origin: Modern Latin necrologium: see necro- and amp; -logy
necrology definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. ne·crol·o·gies
- A list of people who have died, especially in the recent past or during a specific period.
- An obituary.
- necˌro·logˈic , necˌro·logˈi·cal adjective
- ne·crolˈo·gist noun
necrology - Medical Definition
The science of the collection, classification, and interpretation of mortality statistics.
- necrologist noun