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n. pl. glos·sa·ries
A list of often difficult or specialized words with their definitions, often placed at the back of a book.
[Middle English glosarie, from Latin glōssārium, from glōssa, foreign word; see gloss2.]
glos·sar′i·al (glô-sâr′ē-əl, glŏ-) adj.
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|Noun||1.||glossarist - a scholiast who writes glosses or glossaries|
scholiast - a scholar who writes explanatory notes on an author (especially an ancient commentator on a classical author)
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