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  1. variant of glosso-: glottology.
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Origin of glotto-

< Greek (Attic) glōtto-, combining form of glôtta; see glottis
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Word Origin and History for glotto-

word-forming element meaning "language," from Attic Greek glotto-, from glotta "tongue, language" (see gloss (n.2)).

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