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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glossary  \Glos"sa*ry\,  n.;  pl  {Gossaries}.  [L.  glossarium  fr 
  glossa:  cf  F.  glossaire  See  3d  {Gloss}.] 
  A  collection  of  glosses  or  explanations  of  words  and  passages 
  of  a  work  or  author;  a  partial  dictionary  of  a  work  an 
  author,  a  dialect,  art,  or  science,  explaining  archaic, 
  technical,  or  other  uncommon  words 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glossary 
  n  :  an  alphabetical  list  of  technical  terms  in  some  specialized 
  field  of  knowledge;  usually  published  as  an  appendix  to  a 
  text  on  that  field  [syn:  {gloss}] 




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