Linguistic
Linguistic Lin*guis"tic (l[i^][ng]*gw[i^]s"t[i^]k), Linguistical Lin*guis"tic*al (l[i^][ng]*gw[i^]s"t[i^]*kal), a. [Cf. F. linguistique.] Of or pertaining to language; relating to linguistics, or to the affinities of languages. [1913 Webster]

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