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an·thol·o·gy / anˈ[unvoicedth]äləjē/ • n. (pl. -gies) a published collection of poems or other pieces of writing. ∎  a similar collection of songs or musical compositions issued in one album. DERIVATIVES: an·thol·o·gist / -jist/ n. ORIGIN: mid 17th cent.: via French or medieval Latin from Greek anthologia, from anthos ‘flower’ + -logia ‘collection’ (from legein ‘gather’). In Greek, the word originally denoted a collection of the “flowers” of verse, i.e., small choice poems or epigrams, by various authors.

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anthology a published collection of poems or other pieces of writing; a similar collection of songs or musical compositions issued in one album. The word comes, in the mid 17th century, via French or medieval Latin from Greek anthologia, from anthos ‘flower’ + -logia ‘collection’; in Greek, the word originally denoted a collection of the ‘flowers’ of verse, i.e. small choice poems or epigrams, by various authors.

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Anthology

a collection of flowers; items culled from literature. See also garland, treasury.

Examples: anthology of causes and effects, 1878; of epigrams; of flowers, 1755; of hymns, 1775; of poems; of pros [prostitutes]Lipton, 1970; of prose.

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anthology collection of literary ‘flowers’. XVII. — F. anthologie or medL. anthologia — Gr. anthologíā, f. ánthos flower.

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