onomatology

[ on-uh-muh-tol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌɒn ə məˈtɒl ə dʒi /

noun

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Origin of onomatology

1840–50; <Medieval Greek onomatología, equivalent to Greek onomatológ(os) collector of words (onomato-, combining form of ónomaname + -logos;see logos) + -ia-ia; see -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM onomatology

on·o·mat·o·log·ic [on-uh-mat-l-oj-ik], /ˌɒn əˌmæt lˈɒdʒ ɪk/, on·o·mat·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveon·o·mat·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbon·o·ma·tol·o·ist, noun
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