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diglot

[dahy-glot]
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adjective
  1. bilingual.
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noun
  1. a bilingual book or edition.
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Origin of diglot

1860–65; < Greek díglōttos, equivalent to di- di-1 + -glōttos, adj. derivative of glôssa, glôtta tongue, language; see gloss2
Related formsdi·glot·tic, adjective
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  • Associated words: bilingual, diglot, bilingualism, bilinguist.

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    Louis A. Flemming


British Dictionary definitions for diglot

diglot

adjective
  1. a less common word for bilingual
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noun
  1. a bilingual book
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Derived Formsdiglottic, adjective

Word Origin

C19: from Greek (Attic) diglōttos, from di- 1 + glōtta tongue
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