Definitions for etymonˈɛt əˌmɒn; -mə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. etymon, root(noun)

    a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes


  1. etymon(Noun)

    A source word of a given word.

  2. Origin: From ἔτυμον, from ἔτυμος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Etymon(noun)

    an original form; primitive word; root

  2. Etymon(noun)

    original or fundamental signification

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