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philology

view main entry for philology noun  /fɪˈlɑlədʒi/
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philological

  /ˌfɪləˈlɑdʒɪk(ə)l/ adjective
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philologistphilologists

noun [countable]

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panjandrum

a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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