glossology

[ glo-sol-uh-jee, glaw- ]
/ glɒˈsɒl ə dʒi, glɔ- /

noun Archaic.


Nearby words

  1. glossographical,
  2. glossography,
  3. glossohyal,
  4. glossolalia,
  5. glossological,
  6. glossopathy,
  7. glossopharyngeal,
  8. glossopharyngeal breathing,
  9. glossopharyngeal nerve,
  10. glossoplasty

Origin of glossology

First recorded in 1710–20; glosso- + -logy

Related formsglos·so·log·i·cal [glos-uh-loj-i-kuh l, glaw-suh-] /ˌglɒs əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌglɔ sə-/, adjectiveglos·sol·o·gist, noun

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Examples from the Web for glossology

  • It is proved by physiology, by psychology, by glossology, and by civil history.

    Ten Great Religions|James Freeman Clarke
  • Glossology, the department of botany in which technical terms are explained.

  • Terminology treats of technical terms; same as Glossology, 181.

  • This has appeared and is proved by means of glossology, or the science of language.

    Ten Great Religions|James Freeman Clarke


British Dictionary definitions for glossology

glossology

/ (ɡlɒˈsɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

an obsolete term for linguistics
Derived Formsglossological (ˌɡlɒsəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveglossologist, noun

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