biolinguistics

[ bahy-oh-ling-gwis-tiks ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊ lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb) Linguistics.

the study of language functions as they relate to or derive from the biological characteristics of an organism.

Nearby words

  1. bioinstrument,
  2. bioinstrumentation,
  3. biokinetics,
  4. bioko,
  5. biol.,
  6. biologic,
  7. biologic assay,
  8. biologic evolution,
  9. biological,
  10. biological accumulation

Origin of biolinguistics


Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019