demonologic /dee'meuh nl oj"ik/, demonological, adj.demonologically, adv.demonologist, n.
/dee'meuh nol"euh jee/, n.
1. the study of demons or of beliefs about demons.
2. belief in demons.
3. a group of persons or things regarded as evil or pernicious.
[1590-1600; DEMONO- + -LOGY]

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