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 (glô-sŏg′rə-fē, glŏ-)
The compilation of glosses or glossaries.

glos·sog′ra·pher n.
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(glɒˈsɒg rə fər, glɔ-)

1. a writer of glossaries.
2. a glossator.
[1600–10; < Greek glōssográphos; see glosso-, -grapher]
glos•sog′ra•phy, n.
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I have only one suggestion--Gutas quotes the Syriac glossographers Bar Bahlul and Bar 'Ali only once (p.