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etymology (plural: etymologies)
- The study of the origin of words. The word may be used to describe the science dealing with the origin of words.
- The origin of a word.
- The etymology of this word may be found above, under etymology.
- a. 1571 The etymology which the Dorians give, seems indeed more probable, than that of the Athenians; for how can Comodein, be made of the word Comazein. — Lodovico Castelvetro, Aristotle’s Art of Poetry, page 28.
- 1583 Amonge all other Artes, forgett not the Mathematikes. for the Etymologie of their name, exhortes you to learne them. — Brian Melbancke, Philotimus (1583), page 98.
- 1693 But in former times, the Name of Satire was given to Poems, which were compos’d of several sorts of Verses; such as were made by Ennius, and Pacuvius; more fully expressing the Etymology of the word Satire, from Satura, which we have observ’d — John Dryde, The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, page 26.