(comparative more philologic, superlative most philologic)
Compare French philologique.
Variant of philology
- Obsolete the love of learning and literature; study; scholarship
- the study of written records, esp. literary texts, in order to determine their authenticity, meaning, etc.
Origin of philologyFrench philologie ; from Classical Latin philologia, love of learning ; from Classical Greek love of literature ; from philein, to love + logos, word: see logic