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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etymology

Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning have changed over time.

www.dictionary.com/browse/origin

Origin definition, something from which anything arises or is derived; source; fountainhead: to follow a stream to its origin. See more.

blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2016/02/dilemma-origin

Feb 8, 2016 ... Today, the word dilemma generally refers to a 'difficult situation or problem'. Historically, however, a dilemma names a much more specific ...

en.oxforddictionaries.com/explore/what-is-the-origin-of-the-phrase-the-bee-s-knees

The bee's knees is usually said to describe something of outstanding performance, but have you ever thought where it came from? Our page has the answers.

blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2015/03/word-news-boycott-dolce-gabbana

Mar 16, 2015 ... The word boycott is of more recent origin than you might think. ... Despite being such an influential social and political term, boycott is of more ...