This app provides a searchable, browsable version of "Dictionary of Word Origins" by John Ayto.
The dictionary uncovers the often surprising connections between words. In more than 8,000 entries, the dictionary reveals the origins of and links between words like beef and cow, secret and crime, flour and pollen, imbecile and bacteria, plankton and complain. Presented in a clear and informative style, the dictionary shows how English today has developed from its Indo-European origins and how diverse influences on the language have intermingled.
Basic features include:
- Easy navigation
- Bookmark a word
- Words of the day
- Learn random words
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Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Word Origin Dictionary - a dictionary of etymology is a free trial software application from the Kids subcategory, part of the Education category.
The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2016-10-03. The program can be installed on iOS.
Word Origin Dictionary - a dictionary of etymology (version 1.1) has a file size of 28.94 MB and is available for download from our website.
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