noun plural but singular in construction
An·​glis·​tics | \ aŋˈglistiks, aiŋ- \

Definition of Anglistics

: the study of the English language or of literature composed in English

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First Known Use of Anglistics

1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anglistics

modification of German anglistik, from anglist + -ik -ics

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“Anglistics.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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