etymologist
noun Date: 1635 a specialist in etymology

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  • Etymologist — Et y*mol o*gist ([e^]t [i^]*m[o^]l [ o]*j[i^]st), n. [Cf. F. [ e]tymologiste.] One who investigates the derivation of words. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • etymologist — [et΄ə mäl′ə jist] n. an expert in etymology * * * et·y·mol·o·gist (ĕt ə mŏlʹə jĭst) n. A specialist in etymology. * * * …   Universalium

  • etymologist — (n.) 1630s; see ETYMOLOGY (Cf. etymology) + IST (Cf. ist). Also etymologer (1640s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • etymologist — [et΄ə mäl′ə jist] n. an expert in etymology …   English World dictionary

  • etymologist — etymology ► NOUN (pl. etymologies) ▪ an account of the origins and the developments in meaning of a word. DERIVATIVES etymological adjective etymologically adverb etymologist noun. ORIGIN Greek etumologia, from etumos true …   English terms dictionary

  • etymologist — noun A lexicographer or linguist who specializes in etymology (the origins of words) See Also: etymon, etymology, etymologize …   Wiktionary

  • etymologist — et·y·mol·o·gist || ‚etɪ mÉ’lÉ™dʒɪst n. expert in etymology, one who studies the roots and grammatical derivatives of words, one who studies the historical development of words …   English contemporary dictionary

  • etymologist — et·y·mol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • etymologist — noun a lexicographer who specializes in etymology • Derivationally related forms: ↑etymology • Hypernyms: ↑lexicographer, ↑lexicologist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kamboja Aupamanyava — The Kambojas are a very ancient Kshatriya tribe of the north western parts of the Indian subcontinent, of what now forms north eastern Afghanistan and southern parts of Tajikstan. They are frequently mentioned in ancient Indian texts, although… …   Wikipedia

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