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"a work in which etymologies are traced," 1640s, from Latin etymologicon, from Greek etymologikon, neuter of etymologikos (see etymology).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • etymologicon vocum omnium antiquarum qu usque a Wilhelmo Victore invaluerunt, et jam ante parentum tatem in usu esse desierunt.

    English Past and Present Richard Chevenix Trench
  • Anyone curious upon the subject of Gib Cats, may find the subject treated at length in the etymologicon.

    The Book of Cats Charles H. Ross
  • Skinner's etymologicon has the two entries, centry pro sanctuary and centry v. sentinel.

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