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etymologise meaning and definition

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Definition of etymologise (verb)

  1. give the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word)
    • "The linguist probably etymologized the words incorrectly"; "Although he is not trained in this, his hobby is etymologizing"
    • synonyms: etymologize
  2. construct the history of words
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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