noun, plural chres·tom·a·thies.
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Origin of chrestomathy
OTHER WORDS FROM chrestomathychres·to·math·ic [kres-tuh-math-ik], /ˌkrɛs təˈmæθ ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for chrestomathy
The Persian text of these fables appeared in 1805 in the chrestomathy appended to Fr.The Influence of India and Persia on the Poetry of Germany|Arthur F. J. Remy
Nothing is known of an Ἀνθηρῶν συναγωγή, a sort of anthology or chrestomathy attributed to him by Suidas.
The second is 'Bontsie Silent,' which is given in our Chrestomathy.
Chrestomathy, kres-tom′a-thi, n. a book of selections from foreign languages, usually for beginners.