Origin of agglutinative
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Examples from the Web for agglutinative
With regard to syntax, the Basque resembles all agglutinative languages.Basque Legends
The juxtaposing technique we may call an “agglutinative” one, if we like.Language
They spoke an agglutinative language, and resembled the Chinese very much both in physical type and in character.Human Origins
Their absence, however, is readily explained by the persistence of the agglutinative principle, which renders them unnecessary.Man, Past and Present
Agustus Henry Keane
The main differences shown by these varieties are agglutinative differences.Food Poisoning
Edwin Oakes Jordan
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Word Origin and History for agglutinative
1630s, in a medical sense, from Latin agglutinat-, past participle stem of agglutinare (see agglutination). Philological sense is from 1650s.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Concerning or characteristic of agglutination.
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