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onomatology

[on-uh-muh-tol-uh-jee] /ˌɒn ə məˈtɒl ə dʒi/
noun
Origin of onomatology
1840-1850
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
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onomatologic
[on-uh-mat-l-oj-ik] /ˌɒn əˌmæt lˈɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
onomatological, adjective
onomatologically, adverb
onomatoloist, noun
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