Definition of Anthology

1. Noun. A collection of selected literary passages.

Generic synonyms: Collection, Compendium
Specialized synonyms: Divan, Diwan, Florilegium, Garland, Miscellany, Omnibus
Derivative terms: Anthologise, Anthologist, Anthologize



Definition of Anthology

1. n. A discourse on flowers.

Definition of Anthology

1. Noun. A collection of literary works, such as poems or short stories. ¹

2. Noun. (context: by extension) An assortment of things. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anthology

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Medical Definition of Anthology

1. 1. A discourses on flowers. 2. A collection of flowers; a garland. 3. A collection of flowers of literature, that is, beautiful passages from authors; a collection of poems or epigrams; particularly applied to a collection of ancient Greek epigrams. 4. A service book containing a selection of pieces for the festival services. Origin: Gr, fr. Flower gathering; flower + to gather. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anthology

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Literary usage of Anthology

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"It long continued to be the only accessible collection, for although the Palatine MS., the sole extant copy of the anthology of ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1918)
"The most famous anthology in the English language is "The Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics," Francis Turner Palgrave. Mac- millan. $i. ..."

3. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1908)
"BOOK REVIEWS Select Epigrams from the Greek anthology. Edited with Revised Text, Translation, Introduction, and Notes, by JW MACKAIL. ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)
"THE GREEK anthology.* No. III. IN Scotland, gardeners use in a peculiar sense ... Collection from tlie Greek anthology. By the late Robert Bland and OtherĀ». ..."

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