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glossology

[glo-sol-uh-jee, glaw-] /glɒˈsɒl ə dʒi, glɔ-/
noun, Archaic.
Origin of glossology
1710-1720
First recorded in 1710-20; glosso- + -logy
Related forms
glossological
[glos-uh-loj-i-kuh l, glaw-suh-] /ˌglɒs əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌglɔ sə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
glossologist, noun
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Historical Examples
  • Terminology treats of technical terms; same as glossology, 181.

  • glossology, the department of botany in which technical terms are explained.

  • It is proved by physiology, by psychology, by glossology, and by civil history.

    Ten Great Religions James Freeman Clarke
  • This has appeared and is proved by means of glossology, or the science of language.

    Ten Great Religions James Freeman Clarke
British Dictionary definitions for glossology

glossology

/ɡlɒˈsɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
an obsolete term for linguistics
Derived Forms
glossological (ˌɡlɒsəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
glossologist, noun
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