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Princeton's WordNet

  1. etymological(adj)

    based on or belonging to etymology

    "I merely drew an etymological distinction"


  1. etymological(Adjective)

    Of or relating to etymology.

  2. etymological(Adjective)

    Consistent with its etymological characteristics (in historical usage and/or the source language).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Etymological(adj)

    pertaining to etymology, or the derivation of words

  2. Origin: [L. etymologicus, Gr. 'etymologiko`s: cf. F. tymologique. See Etymology.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of etymological in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of etymological in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of etymological in a Sentence

  1. Mike Kellen:

    Etymology, n.: Some early etymological scholars come up with derivations that were hard for the public to believe. The term "etymology" was formed from the Latin "etus" ("eaten"), the root "mal" ("bad"), and "logy" ("study of"). It meant "the study of things that are hard to swallow."

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