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glossaryn. [L. glossarium, fr. glossa: cf. F. glossaire. See 3d Gloss.].
     A collection of glosses or explanations of words and passages of a work or author; a partial dictionary of a work, an author, a dialect, art, or science, explaining archaic, technical, or other uncommon words.  [1913 Webster]


glossary, n. (pl. -ies)
1 (also gloss) an alphabetical list of terms or words found in or relating to a specific subject or text, esp. dialect, with explanations; a brief dictionary.
2 a collection of glosses.

glossarial adj. glossarist n.
L glossarium f. glossa GLOSS(2)



amplification, bilingual text, biographical dictionary, chemical dictionary, clavis, crib, decipherment, decoding, desk dictionary, dialect dictionary, dictionary, dictionary of quotations, electronics dictionary, etymological dictionary, faithful translation, foreign-language dictionary, free translation, gazetteer, general dictionary, geological dictionary, gloss, gradus, interlinear, interlinear translation, key, lexicon, loose translation, metaphrase, nomenclator, onomasticon, paraphrase, phrase book, polyglot dictionary, pony, promptorium, restatement, rewording, rhyming dictionary, science dictionary, slang dictionary, specialized dictionary, synonym dictionary, synonymy, terminology, thesaurus, transcription, translation, transliteration, treasury of words, trot, unabridged dictionary, vocabulary, word list, wordbook




N word, term, vocable, name, phrase, root, etymon, derivative, part of speech, ideophone, dictionary, vocabulary, lexicon, glossary, index, concordance, thesaurus, gradus, delectus, etymology, derivation, glossology, terminology orismology, paleology, lexicography, glossographer, lexicologist, verbarian, verbal, literal, titular, nominal, conjugate, paronymous, derivative, verbally, verbatim, the artillery of words.


N list, catalog, catalogue, inventory, register, account, bill, bill of costs, terrier, tally, listing, itemization, atlas, book, ledger, catalogue raisonne, tableau, invoice, bill of lading, prospectus, bill of fare, menu, carte, score, census, statistics, returns, contents, table of contents, outline, synopsis, checklist, table, chart, database, index, inverted file, word list, concordance, dictionary, lexicon, vocabulary, glossary, thesaurus, file, card index, card file, rolodex, address book, Red book, Blue book, Domesday book, cadastre, directory, gazetter, almanac, army list, clergy list, civil service list, navy list, Almanach de Gotha, cadaster, Lloyd's register, nautical almanac, who's who, Guiness's Book of World Records, roll, check roll, checker roll, bead roll, muster roll, muster book, roster, panel, jury list, cartulary, diptych, cadastral.

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