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Related to etymologise: etymologist
Past participle: etymologised
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|Verb||1.||etymologise - give the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word); "The linguist probably etymologized the words incorrectly"; "Although he is not trained in this, his hobby is etymologizing"|
|2.||etymologise - construct the history of words|
linguistics - the scientific study of language
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