onomatology

onomatology

[on-uh-muh-tol-uh-jee]
noun

Origin:
1840–50; < Medieval Greek onomatología, equivalent to Greek onomatológ(os) collector of words (onomato-, combining form of ónoma name + -logos; see logos) + -ia -ia; see -logy

onomatologic [on-uh-mat-l-oj-ik] , onomatological, adjective
onomatologically, adverb
onomatoloist, noun
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