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linguistics


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Linguistics  \Lin*guis"tics\  (-t[i^]ks),  n.  [Cf.  F. 
  linguistique.] 
  The  science  of  languages,  or  of  the  origin,  signification, 
  and  application  of  words  glossology. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  linguistics 
  n  1:  the  scientific  study  of  language 
  2:  the  humanistic  study  of  language  and  literature  [syn:  {philology}] 




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