etymologize

verb
et·​y·​mol·​o·​gize | \ ˌe-tə-ˈmä-lə-ˌjīz \
etymologized; etymologizing

Definition of etymologize

transitive verb

: to discover, formulate, or state an etymology for

intransitive verb

: to study or formulate etymologies

First Known Use of etymologize

1532, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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