One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A literary genre, originating in early Alexandrian Greece, in which (natural or man-made) phenomena considered remarkable or fantastic are described.
1940s; earliest use found in The Oxford Classical Dictionary. From medieval Greek παραδοξογράϕος writer on marvels + -y; compare -graphy.
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