Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The compilation of glosses or glossaries.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The writing of glossaries or glosses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The writing of glossaries, glosses, or comments for illustrating an author.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The writing of glosses or explanatory comments on a text.
  • n. In anatomy, a description of the tongue.—
  • n. A description and grouping of languages.

Etymologies

gloss +‎ -ography (Wiktionary)

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