Glossology
Glossology Glos*sol"o*gy, n. [Gr. ? tongue + -logy: cf. F. glossologie. See 3d {Gloss}.] 1. The definition and explanation of terms; a glossary. [1913 Webster]

2. The science of language; comparative philology; linguistics; glottology. [1913 Webster]


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  • glossology — glossological /glos euh loj i keuhl, glaw seuh /, adj. glossologist, n. /glo sol euh jee, glaw /, n. Archaic. linguistics. [1710 20; GLOSSO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • glossology — The branch of medical science concerned with the tongue and its diseases. SYN: glottology. [glosso + G. logos, study] * * * glos·sol·o·gy (glos olґə je) [glosso + logy] the sum of knowledge regarding the tongue …   Medical dictionary

  • glossology — study of language; study of the tongue Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • glossology — n. study of language, linguistics (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glossology — n. Glottology, linguistics, comparative philology, comparative grammar, science of language …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • glossology — glos·sol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • glossology — /glɒˈsɒlədʒi/ (say glo soluhjee) noun Obsolete → linguistics. {glosso (from Greek, combining form of glossa tongue) + logy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • glossology — jē noun ( es) Etymology: gloss + logy 1. archaic : linguistics 2. archaic : nomenclature …   Useful english dictionary

  • John Stoddart — Sir John Stoddart (1773–1856), writer and lawyer, editor of The Times. Stoddart, eldest son of John Stoddart, lieutenant in the Royal Navy, was born at Salisbury on 6 Feb. 1773. His only sister, Sarah, married, on 1 May 1808, William Hazlitt. He… …   Wikipedia

  • glottology — SYN: glossology. [G. glossa, glotta, tongue, + logos, study] * * * glot·tol·o·gy (glot olґə je) glossology …   Medical dictionary

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