Typology is the study and classification of types of people, religions and symbols.
An example of typology is the study of ancient tribal symbols.
- the study of types, symbols, or symbolism
- symbolic meaning or representation; symbolism
Origin of typologytypo- + -logy
- The study or systematic classification of types that have characteristics or traits in common.
- A theory or doctrine of types, as in scriptural studies.
- ty′po·log′i·cal , ty′po·log′ic