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diglot

[ dahy-glot ]
/ ˈdaɪ glɒt /
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adjective
noun
a bilingual book or edition.
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Origin of diglot

1860–65; <Greek díglōttos, equivalent to di-di-1 + -glōttos, adj. derivative of glôssa, glôtta tongue, language; see gloss2

OTHER WORDS FROM diglot

di·glot·tic, adjective
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How to use diglot in a sentence

  • Associated words: bilingual, diglot, bilingualism, bilinguist.

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British Dictionary definitions for diglot

diglot
/ (ˈdaɪɡlɒt) /

adjective
a less common word for bilingual
noun
a bilingual book

Derived forms of diglot

diglottic, adjective

Word Origin for diglot

C19: from Greek (Attic) diglōttos, from di- 1 + glōtta tongue
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