terminologically

terminology

[tur-muh-nol-uh-jee]
noun, plural terminologies.
1.
the system of terms belonging or peculiar to a science, art, or specialized subject; nomenclature: the terminology of botany.
2.
the science of terms, as in particular sciences or arts.

Origin:
1795–1805; < Medieval Latin termin(us) term + -o- + -logy

terminological [tur-muh-nl-oj-i-kuhl] , adjective
terminologically, adverb
terminologist, noun
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terminology (ˌtɜːmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ)
 
n , pl -gies
1.  the body of specialized words relating to a particular subject
2.  the study of terms
 
[C19: from Medieval Latin terminus term, from Latin: end]
 
terminological
 
adj
 
termino'logically
 
adv
 
termi'nologist
 
n

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terminology
1801, from Ger. Terminologie (1786), a hybrid coined by C.G. Schütz of Jena, from M.L. terminus "word, expression" (see terminus) + Gk. -logia "a dealing with, a speaking of."
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