etymological[et′ə mə läj′i kəl]
etymological definition by Webster's New World
of or according to the etymology, or to the principles of etymology
Origin: ; from Classical Latin etymologicus ; from Classical Greek etymologikos plush -al
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- etymologically adverb
etymological definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of or relating to etymology or based on the principles of etymology.
- etˌy·mo·logˈi·cal·ly adverb