gloss-

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From the Ancient Greek γλῶσσα (glôssa, tongue); compare -glossia, glott-.

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gloss-

  1. (chiefly anatomy) tongue
  2. (uncommon) speech, language

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  • lingu- (Latinate equivalent)

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