pamphletary

pamphlet

[pam-flit]
noun
1.
a complete publication of generally less than 80 pages stitched or stapled together and usually having a paper cover.
2.
a short treatise or essay, generally a controversial tract, on some subject of contemporary interest: a political pamphlet.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English pamflet < Anglo-Latin panfletus, pamfletus, syncopated variant of Pamphiletus, diminutive of Medieval Latin Pamphilus, title of a 12th-century Latin comedy. See -et

pamphletary, adjective
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pamphlet (ˈpæmflɪt)
 
n
1.  a brief publication generally having a paper cover; booklet
2.  a brief treatise, often on a subject of current interest, published in pamphlet form
 
[C14 pamflet, from Anglo-Latin panfletus, from Medieval Latin Pamphilus title of a popular 12th-century amatory poem from Greek Pamphilos masculine proper name]

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pamphlet
"small, unbound treatise," late 14c., from Anglo-Latin panfletus, popular short form of "Pamphilus, seu de Amore" ("Pamphilus, or about Love"), a short L. love poem of 12c., popular and widely copied in Middle Ages; the name from Gk. pamphilos "loved by all," from pan- "all" + philos "loving, dear."
Meaning "brief work dealing with questions of current interest" is late 16c. Pamphleteer (n.) is first recorded 1640s.
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