from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A work containing the etymologies of the words of a language; an etymological dictionary; a treatise on etymology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An etymological dictionary or manual.

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  • noun A book of etymologies.


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  • -- "I fear my good genius, who was wont to visit me with nightly visions in woods and brakes and by the river's marge, is now dying of a fen ague, and I shall thus probably emerge from my retreat not a hair-brained son of imagination, but a sedate black-lettered book worm, with a head like an etymologicon magnum."

    The Poetical Works of Henry Kirk White : With a Memoir by Sir Harris Nicolas Henry Kirk White 1795


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