Brachyology meaning

(in discussions of grammar, especially of Biblical grammar) A figure of speech that is an abbreviated expression, for example, the omission of "good" from "good morning!" (resulting in the abbreviated greeting "morning!").
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Origin of brachyology

  • From Late Latin brachiologia, from Ancient Greek βραχύς (brakhus, “short”) + λογία (logia, “speech”); compare brachylogy.

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