a chronological account of the birth and development of a particular word or element of a word, often delineating its spread from one language to another and its ...
History and evolution of more than 30000 words, including slang and technical terms.
noun et·y·mol·o·gy \ˌe-tə-ˈmä-lə-jē\. : an explanation of where a word came from : the history of a word. : the study of word histories. Why Do We Use ...
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1The study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have
changed throughout history: the decline of