Deltiology Definition

dĕltē-ŏlə-jē
noun
The collection and study of postcards, usually as a hobby.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Deltiology

  • Formed by suffixing the Ancient Greek δελτίον (deltion) (deltion; the diminutive form of δέλτος (deltos), deltos, “writing tablet”) with the English -logy.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Greek deltion diminutive of deltos writing tablet, letter

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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