etymological dictionary

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Noun1.etymological dictionary - a dictionary giving the historical origins of each word
dictionary, lexicon - a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
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etymologisches Wörterbuch
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Harper, Douglas 2001 Online etymology dictionary, available at: www.
This term emerged as early as 1626--for fugitives from slavery in the West Indies, according to the Online Etymology Dictionary, and he admits he is not the first to apply the term to the Seminole freedmen.
According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, in 1777 the word meant "the whole body of men declared by law amenable to military service, without enlistment, whether armed and drilled or not.