Definitions for etymonˈɛt əˌmɒn; -mə
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a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes
A source word of a given word.
Origin: From ἔτυμον, from ἔτυμος.
an original form; primitive word; root
original or fundamental signification
Origin: [L., fr. Gr. 'e`tymon the true literal sense of a word according to its derivation, an etymon, fr. true, real, prob, akin to Skr. sotya, E. sooth. See Sooth.]
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