[glo-sey-ter, glaw-] /glɒˈseɪ tər, glɔ-/
a person who writes glosses; glossarist.
one of the medieval interpreters of the Roman and canon laws.
Also called glossarist, glossist, glossographer. a writer of glosses and commentaries, esp (in the Middle Ages) an interpreter of Roman and Canon Law
a compiler of a glossary
“writer of glosses,” late 14c., from Medieval Latin glossator, from Latin glossa (see gloss (n.2)). Also in same sense were glossographer (c.1600), glossographist (1774).
/ɡlɒˈsɛktəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. surgical removal of all or part of the tongue glossectomy glos·sec·to·my (glô-sěk’tə-mē) n. Excision or amputation of the tongue. Also called lingulectomy.
[glos-uh-mat-iks, glaw-suh-] /ˌglɒs əˈmæt ɪks, ˌglɔ sə-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) Linguistics. 1. a school of linguistic analysis developed by Louis Hjelmslev (1899–1965) in Copenhagen in the 1930s based on the study of the distribution of glossemes.
[glos-eem, glaw-seem] /ˈglɒs im, ˈglɔ sim/ noun, Linguistics. 1. (in glossematics) an irreducible, invariant form, as a morpheme or tagmeme, that functions as the smallest meaningful unit of linguistic signaling. /ˈɡlɒsiːm/ noun 1. the smallest meaningful unit of a language, such as stress, form, etc
[glos-er, glaw-ser] /ˈglɒs ər, ˈglɔ sər/ noun 1. a person or thing that puts a or shine on something. 2. 1 (def 3).