etymologize definition by Webster's New World
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etymologize definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb et·y·mol·o·gized, et·y·mol·o·giz·ing, et·y·mol·o·giz·es verb, transitive
To trace and state the etymology of.verb, intransitive
To give or suggest the etymology of a word.