Etymologize - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |etəˈmɑːlədʒaɪz|  American pronunciation of the word etymologize
Brit.  |ɛtɪˈmɒlədʒʌɪz|  British pronunciation of the word etymologize

verb

- give the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word)(syn: etymologise)

The linguist probably etymologized the words incorrectly

- construct the history of words (syn: etymologise)

Examples

The linguist probably etymologized the words incorrectly

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