"a work in which etymologies are traced," 1640s, from Latin etymologicon, from Greek etymologikon, neuter of etymologikos (see etymology).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for etymologicon

  • Anyone curious upon the subject of Gib Cats, may find the subject treated at length in the Etymologicon.

    The Book of Cats|Charles H. Ross
  • Etymologicon vocum omnium antiquarum qu usque a Wilhelmo Victore invaluerunt, et jam ante parentum tatem in usu esse desierunt.

    English Past and Present|Richard Chevenix Trench
  • Skinner's Etymologicon has the two entries, centry pro sanctuary and centry v. sentinel.