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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek χρηστομάθεια (khrēstomátheia, useful for learning).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɹɛˈstɒməθi/
  • (file)

NounEdit

chrestomathy (plural chrestomathies)

  1. A collection of written passages, used to learn an unfamiliar language.
  2. A collection of choice passages from an author or authors.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mencken, H. L. (1982) A Mencken Chrestomathy, Vintage Books