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Definition of etymon noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

etymon

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈɛt̮əˌmɑn//
 
(pl. etymons or etyma
NAmE//ˈɛt̮əmə//
 
)
(linguistics)
 
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a word or part of a word from which another word comes
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: etymon