anthology
noun (plural -gies) Etymology: New Latin anthologia collection of epigrams, from Middle Greek, from Greek, flower gathering, from anthos flower + logia collecting, from legein to gather; akin to Sanskrit andha herb — more at legend Date: 1621 1. a collection of selected literary pieces or passages or works of art or music 2. assortment <
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anthological adjective

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