etymologist

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EtymologyEdit

From etymology +‎ -ist.

NounEdit

 
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etymologist (plural etymologists)

  1. A lexicographer or linguist who specializes in etymology (the origins of words)

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EtymologyEdit

Perhaps borrowed from French étymologiste. Equivalent to etymologie +‎ -ist.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌeː.ti.moː.loːˈɣɪst/
  • Hyphenation: ety‧mo‧lo‧gist
  • Rhymes: -ɪst

NounEdit

etymologist m (plural etymologisten)

  1. (dated, rare) etymologist [early 18th–mid-20th c.]
    Synonym: etymoloog