isogloss

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Etymology[edit]

From iso- +‎ gloss, ultimately from Ancient Greek ἴσος(ísos, equal) and γλῶσσα(glôssa, tongue).

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Noun[edit]

isogloss ‎(plural isoglosses)

  1. (sociolinguistics, geography) A line indicating the geographical boundaries of a linguistic feature on a map.

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