American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A list of often difficult or specialized words with their definitions, often placed at the back of a book.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A collection of glosses or explanations of words, especially of words not in general use, as those of a dialect, a locality, or an art or science, or of particular words used by an old or a foreign author; a vocabulary or dictionary of limited scope.
- n. Synonyms Dictionary, Lexicon, etc. See vocabulary.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A collection of glosses or explanations of words and passages of a work or author; a partial dictionary of a work, an author, a dialect, art, or science, explaining archaic, technical, or other uncommon words.
- n. an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
- From Latin glossārium, from γλῶσσα (glossa, "tongue"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English glosarie, from Latin glōssārium, from glōssa, foreign word; see gloss2. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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