etymology

[ UK /ˌɛtɪmˈɒləd‍ʒi/ ]
[ US /ˌɛtəˈmɑɫədʒi, ˌɛtɪˈmɑɫədʒi/ ]
NOUN
  1. the study of the sources and development of words
  2. a history of a word
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  • The new taxon is named Gamerabaena, and the authors note, under etymology, "'Gamera refers to the fictional, firebreathing turtle from the 1965 movie Gamera, in allusion to his fire-breathing capabilities and the Hell Creek Formation ... "Look at everything around us. Look at everything we've done."
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  • Drake, in his _Eboracum_, says (p. 7, Appendix), "I have been so frightened with stories of the barguest when I was a child, that I cannot help throwing away an etymology upon it. Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)
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