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etymological hybrid Explained

etymological hybrid at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-noun » head=etymological hybrid
  • A word derived from etyma in two or more source languages; especially a word combining both Inter: etyl » la|- and Inter: etyl » grc|- elements (regarded critically by classicists), such as Inter: term » backwardation|lang=en and Inter: term » quadrilogy|lang=en.


    * heteroradical, hybrid derivative