Etymon - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈetɪmɑːn|  American pronunciation of the word etymon
Brit.  |ˈɛtɪmɒn|  British pronunciation of the word etymon

noun

- a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes (syn: root)
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