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Ancient Greek γλῶσσα ‎(glôssa, tongue, language) + -logy.


glossology ‎(countable and uncountable, plural glossologies)

  1. (medicine) The study of the tongue and its diseases.
  2. The definition and explanation of terms in constructing a glossary.
  3. The science of language; linguistics.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.