glossary

noun glos·sa·ry \ ˈglä-sə-rē , ˈglȯ- \
|Updated on: 11 Jun 2018

Definition of glossary

plural glossaries
: a collection of textual glosses or of specialized terms with their meanings

glossarial

play \glä-ˈser-ē-əl, glȯ-\ adjective

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14th century

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GLOSSARY Defined for English Language Learners

glossary

Definition of glossary for English Language Learners

  • : a list that gives definitions of the hard or unusual words found in a book

  • : a dictionary of the special terms in a particular field or job


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glossary

noun glos·sa·ry \ ˈglä-sə-rē , ˈglȯ- \

Definition of glossary for Students

plural glossaries
: a list that provides definitions for the difficult or unusual words used in a book


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