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semasiology

play
noun se·ma·si·ol·o·gy \si-ˌmā-sē-ˈä-lə-jē, -ˌmā-zē-\

Definition of semasiology

  1. :  semantics 1

semasiological play \-sē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, -zē-\ adjective


Origin of semasiology

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek sēmasia meaning, from sēmainein to mean


First Known Use: 1847


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