glossarial

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

glossarial (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to glosses or to a glossary.
    • 1857, The Protestant Episcopal Quarterly Review, and Church Register
      On the contrary, it is sufficiently common to be generalized so that the grammatical part of language has been accredited with a permanence which has been denied to the glossarial or vocabular.
  2. In the form of a glossary or gloss.
    • 2007, Gary Taylor and ‎John Lavagnino, Thomas Middleton: The Collected Works, page 18:
      For most of the works, a glossarial commentary is provided at the foot of the page; these annotations are comparable to those in many one-volume textbook editions of Shakespeare.
  3. Containing a glossary.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for glossarial in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)