etymology

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etymology /ˌɛtəˈmɑːləʤi/ noun
plural etymologies
etymology
/ˌɛtəˈmɑːləʤi/
noun
plural etymologies
Learner's definition of ETYMOLOGY
[count] : an explanation of where a word came from : the history of a word
[noncount] : the study of word histories

— etymological

/ˌɛtəˌməˈlɑːʤɪkəl/ adjective

— etymologically

/ˌɛtəˌməˈlɑːʤɪkli/ adverb

— etymologist

/ˌɛtəˈmɑːləʤɪst/ noun, plural etymologists [count]
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