anthology NOUN (pl. anthologies) a collection of poems or other pieces of writing or music.
DERIVATIVES anthologist noun anthologize (also anthologise) verb.
ORIGIN from Greek anthos 'flower' + -logia 'collection' .

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  • Anthologist — An*thol o*gist, n. One who compiles an anthology. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anthologist — Anthologist, Sammler einer Anthologie …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • anthologist — noun Date: 1805 a compiler of an anthology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anthologist — See anthologize. * * * …   Universalium

  • anthologist — noun /ænˈθɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ a person who anthologizes Syn: anthologiser, anthologizer …   Wiktionary

  • Anthologist — An|tho|lo|gist der; en, en <zu ↑> Herausgeber von Anthologien, Sammler von Gedichten od. Prosastücken …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • anthologist — n. one who compiles an anthology (collection of selected literary pieces or works of art) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anthologist — an·thol·o·gist …   English syllables

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  • David Herd (anthologist) — David Herd (1732–1810) was a Scottish anthologist who was a noted collector of national ballads. Biography The son of a farmer in the parish of Marykirk in Kincardineshire, he became clerk to an accountant in Edinburgh, where he became a well… …   Wikipedia

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