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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 ...
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. Okay? Bizarre origins of the
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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
et·y·mol·o·gy n. pl. et·y·mol·o·gies. 1. The origin and historical development of a linguistic form as shown by determining its basic elements, earliest known use, ...
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