glossary

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noun glos·sa·ry \ˈglä-sə-rē, ˈglȯ-\

Definition of glossary

plural

glossaries

  1. :  a collection of textual glosses or of specialized terms with their meanings

glossarial

play \glä-ˈser-ē-əl, glȯ-\ adjective

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First Known Use of glossary

14th century


GLOSSARY Defined for English Language Learners

glossary

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noun

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


GLOSSARY Defined for Kids

glossary

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noun glos·sa·ry \ˈglä-sə-rē, ˈglȯ-\

Definition of glossary for Students

plural

glossaries

  1. :  a list that provides definitions for the difficult or unusual words used in a book



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