neology


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Neology \Ne*ol"o*gy\, n. [Neo- + -logy: cf. F. n['e]ologie.]
   1. The introduction of a new word, or of words or
      significations, into a language; as, the present
      nomenclature of chemistry is a remarkable instance of
      neology.
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   2. A new doctrine; esp. (Theol.), a doctrine at variance with
      the received interpretation of revealed truth; a new
      method of theological interpretation; rationalism.
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