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logomachy

lo·gom·a·chy

logomachy

pronunciation:
lo ga m chi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: logomachies
definition 1: an argument about words.
definition 2: a debate or argument marked by the incorrect use of words.
definition 3: a game in which words are formed, as in anagrams.
derivations: logomachic (adj.), logomachical (adj.), logomachist (n.)
Word Parts
The word logomachy contains the following part:
log, logo, -logue Greek root that means word, speech, written work
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See also -logy, -ology, a terminal form of this root.