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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A lexicographer who specializes in the history of a linguistic form.

Usage examples (32)
  • I am not enough of an etymologist to give you the root of the word
  • I am no etymologist, but I was using AGNOSTIC in the sense of being NOT GNOSTIC.
  • What ensued would have thrown any aspiring etymologist into transports of rapture.
  • I guess that's just another example of the wild and unpredictable world of the etymologist. for more
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