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glos·sa·ry

glossary

 
pronunciation:
gla s ri [or] glaw s ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: glossaries
definition 1: a list of unusual, difficult, or technical words and their definitions, usu. placed at the end of a book.
The glossary is only twelve pages long, but it seems to include most of the important terms used in the text.
definition 2: a dictionary of the technical terms of a particular subject or field.
I read the articles with the help of a science glossary that I keep on my desk.
derivation: glossarist (n.)
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