Word of the day

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polyglot (noun) – 1. A person having a speaking, reading, or writing knowledge of several languages.
2. A book, especially a Bible, containing several versions of the same text in different languages.
3. A mixture or confusion of languages.

(adj) – Speaking, writing, written in, or composed of several languages.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1650s, from Greek polyglottos “speaking many languages,” literally “many-tongued,” from polys “many” (from PIE root *pele- “to fill”) + glotta, Attic variant of glossa “language,” literally “tongue” (see gloss. As a noun from 1640s.

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