Simple Definition of anthology
: a published collection of writings (such as poems or short stories) by different authors
: a collection of works of art or music
Examples of anthology
an anthology of American poetry
The band will be releasing an anthology of their earlier albums.
Origin of anthology
New Latin anthologia collection of epigrams, from Middle Greek, from Greek, flower gathering, from anthos flower + logia collecting, from legein to gather; akin to Sanskrit andha herb — more at legend
First Known Use: 1621
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ANTHOLOGY Defined for Kids
Definition of anthology
: a collection of writings (as stories and poems)
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