noun Etymology: Greek glōssographos, from glōssa + graphein to write — more at carve Date: 1607 glossator

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  • Glossographer — Glos sog ra*pher, n. [Gr. ?; ? tongue + ? to write. See 3d {Gloss}.] A writer of a glossary; a commentator; a scholiast. Hayward. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glossographer — [glə säg′rə fər; glôsäg′rə fər, gläsäg′rə fər] n. [Gr glōssographos < glōssa (see GLOSS2) + graphein, to write: see GRAPHIC] a writer of glosses or glossaries glossography n …   English World dictionary

  • glossographer — glossographical /glos euh graf i keuhl, glaw seuh /, adj. glossography, n. /glo sog reuh feuhr, glaw /, n. a glossator. [1600 10; < Gk glossográph(os) + ER1. See GLOSSO , GRAPHER] * * * …   Universalium

  • glossographer — glos·sog·ra·pher …   English syllables

  • glossographer — glos•sog•ra•pher [[t]glɒˈsɒg rə fər, glɔ [/t]] n. 1) a writer of glossaries 2) a glossator • Etymology: 1600–10; < Gkglōssográphos; see glosso , grapher glos•sog′ra•phy, n …   From formal English to slang

  • glossographer — n. a writer of glosses or commentaries. Etymology: GLOSS(2) + GRAPHER …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glossography — Glos sog ra*phy, n. [See {Glossographer}.] The writing of glossaries, glosses, or comments for illustrating an author. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parmenion (disambiguation) — Parmenion or Parmenio may refer to:*Parmenion high general of Philip and Alexander *Parmenion (architect) in Alexandria (4th 3rd c.BC) *Parmenion (poet) of Greek Anthology *Parmenion philoroman deputy of Lampsacus, opposed to Antiochus the Great… …   Wikipedia

  • commentator — Synonyms and related words: AFTRA, DJ, MC, allegorist, anchor man, annotator, announcer, book reviewer, broadcaster, captious critic, carper, caviler, censor, censurer, cicerone, clarifier, cognoscente, commenter, connoisseur, critic, criticaster …   Moby Thesaurus

  • critic — Synonyms and related words: advertising writer, aficionado, allegorist, amateur, annalist, annotator, arbiter, arbiter elegantiarum, arbiter of taste, art critic, author, authoress, authority, belittler, belletrist, bibliographer, bon vivant,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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