diglot

[ dahy-glot ]
/ ˈdaɪ glɒt /
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adjective

noun

a bilingual book or edition.

Nearby words

  1. digitoxin,
  2. digitron,
  3. digitule,
  4. digitus,
  5. diglossia,
  6. diglyceride,
  7. diglycol,
  8. diglycolic acid,
  9. digne,
  10. dignified

Origin of diglot

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

Related formsdi·glot·tic, adjective

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Examples from the Web for diglot

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

    Putnam's Word Book|Louis A. Flemming


British Dictionary definitions for diglot

diglot

/ (ˈdaɪɡlɒt) /

adjective

a less common word for bilingual

noun

a bilingual book
Derived Formsdiglottic, adjective

Word Origin for diglot

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

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