Complete Definition of "anthology"

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Etymology
From Gr. ανθολογία (anthologia) "flower-gathering", from Î±Î½Î¸Î¿Î»Î¿Î³Î­Ï (anthologeo) "to gather flowers", from Î¬Î½Î¸Î¿Ï (anthos) "flower" + Î»Î­Î³Ï (lego) "to gather, to pick up, to collect". Anthologiai were collections of small Greek poems and epigrams, because in Greek culture the flower symbolize the finer sentiments that only poetry can express.

Pronunciation
IPA|ænËθÉlÉdÊi

Noun
en-noun|pl=anthologies

  1. A collection of literary works, such as poems or short stories.
  2. context|by extension An assortment of things.

Translations
trans-top|collection of literary works
Croatian: t-|hr|antologija|f
Danish: t-|da|antologi|c
Dutch: t-|nl|bloemlezing|f
Greek: ανθολογία (anthología) f
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Portuguese: t+|pt|antologia|f
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trans-top|assortment of things
Croatian: t-|hr|antologija|f
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