glossographer

[ glo-sog-ruh-fer, glaw- ]
/ glɒˈsɒg rə fər, glɔ- /

noun

a glossator.

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Origin of glossographer

1600–10; < Greek glōssográph(os) + -er1. See glosso-, -graph + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM glossographer

glos·so·graph·i·cal [glos-uh-graf-i-kuh l, glaw-suh-] /ˌglɒs əˈgræf ɪ kəl, ˌglɔ sə-/, adjectiveglos·sog·ra·phy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for glossography

glossography
/ (ɡlɒˈsɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the art of writing textual glosses or commentaries

Derived forms of glossography

glossographer, noun
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