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Author Publishing, Helicon
Title Hutchinson Dictionary of Word Origins
Imprint Abingdon : Helicon Publishing, 2006
©2006
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (67 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Intro -- The Hutchinson Dictionary of Word Origins -- Preface -- Table of contents -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- academy -- admiral -- aftermath -- album -- alcohol -- amateur -- ambition -- anatomy -- apple -- architect -- arson -- aspirin -- attic -- avocado -- balance -- ballot -- barbecue -- barricade -- bassoon -- bastard -- beach -- beer -- belfry -- belly -- bishop -- blanket -- blatant -- bless -- broadcast -- broom -- bulletin -- butterfly -- cab -- calculate -- camera -- campaign -- canopy -- canvas -- cartridge -- cattle -- champion -- chocolate -- chopsticks -- clock -- cloud -- coconut -- comet -- companion -- corpse -- cosmetic -- crayfish -- crucial -- cubicle -- culture -- cybernetics -- date -- deadline -- dean -- decimate -- decoy -- delight -- denim -- dessert -- deuce -- develop -- dial -- diphtheria -- disaster -- dome -- down -- drawer -- drawing room -- dromedary -- dynamite -- eclipse -- economy -- elbow -- elegant -- eleven -- enormous -- ephemeral -- etiquette -- exotic -- experience -- express -- extravagant -- exuberant -- fairy -- famous -- fan -- fax -- fetish -- finance -- flak -- flamingo -- flounder -- focus -- forbid -- furlong -- futile -- galaxy -- gamut -- generous -- geology -- gin -- goodbye -- goulash -- graffiti -- grass -- gruesome -- guillotine -- gun -- gypsy -- hallmark -- handicap -- hara-kiri -- harvest -- hectic -- hell -- hiccup -- homage -- homosexual -- hors d'œuvre -- hospital -- husband -- iconoclast -- immediate -- imp -- imply -- impression -- inoculate -- insect -- instrument -- insulin -- insult -- interlude -- intransigent -- invest -- investigate -- ivory -- jacket -- jeans -- jeopardy -- jockey -- journal -- jujitsu -- jumbo -- kennel -- kettle -- khaki -- knickers -- lackadaisical -- laconic
lager -- lair -- larva -- laser -- lavatory -- left -- lieutenant -- litany -- love -- lunatic -- magazine -- malaria -- manual -- manure -- market -- mascot -- maverick -- meander -- mentor -- million -- minute -- miracle -- miss -- mob -- mogul -- month -- naïve -- neutral -- next -- nurse -- occult -- ocean -- ointment -- opportunity -- orange -- ostracize -- oxygen -- panic -- pantry -- parable -- parachute -- paragon -- parasite -- Passover -- patriot -- pattern -- pavement -- pavilion -- peculiar -- pen -- peninsula -- perfume -- perks -- person -- philistine -- philosophy -- piano -- pittance -- planet -- please -- plumber -- poison -- portfolio -- potpourri -- pound -- precarious -- prize -- propaganda -- protest -- prune -- publish -- pupil -- quarantine -- queue -- quick -- rapture -- rebel -- recipe -- recreation -- redeem -- relay -- republic -- restaurant -- rhapsody -- rhyme -- rival -- rodeo -- romance -- rummage -- safari -- salary -- salvage -- sash -- scale -- scapegoat -- school -- seal -- secretary -- sect -- senate -- serenade -- shamrock -- shoot -- skeleton -- skeptical -- slave -- sloth -- sole -- sombrero -- spinster -- squadron -- squirrel -- stamina -- starve -- supper -- suppose -- surgery -- surname -- surrogate -- svelte -- sympathy -- tabloid -- tantalize -- tarantula -- television -- terrier -- textile -- theory -- thug -- toilet -- torpedo -- travel -- travesty -- trek -- turbine -- turkey -- ukulele -- usher -- utmost -- vaccine -- vagabond -- vandal -- vendetta -- veto -- vitamin -- vulgar -- wampum -- welcome -- witness -- wreath -- yacht
Authoritative etymologies of thousands of English words, including recently coined terms
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Publishing, Helicon Hutchinson Dictionary of Word Origins Abingdon : Helicon Publishing,c2006
Subject English language -- Etymology -- Dictionaries.;English language -- Semantics -- Dictionaries
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