- variant of glosso-: glottology.
Origin of glotto-
< Greek (Attic) glōtto-, combining form of glôtta; see glottis
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word-forming element meaning "language," from Attic Greek glotto-, from glotta "tongue, language" (see gloss (n.2)).
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