This app offers an complete version of "An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English" (A-Z) The classic dictionary contains most of the more common words, plus slang, archaic words and phrases, and common foreign words. Roots are identified, cross-references to words with similar roots are listed and colloquial usages and alternate spellings are given. In each entry, roots in Anglo-Saxon, Old Norse, Greek or Latin, Old and modern French, Anglo-Indian, German, African, Spanish, etc., are identified; in hundreds of cases, especially odd or amusing listings, earliest known usage is mentioned and sense is indicated in quotations from Dickens, Shakespeare, Chaucer, "Piers Plowman," Defoe, O. Henry, Spenser, Byron, Kipling, and so on, and from contemporary newspapers, translations of the Bible, and dozens of foreign-language authors. ● Unique features: My lists - You can create a list and add a new word into that list My notes - You can write note for each entry ● Topics: - Over 100 topics - Discover words in the same topic ● Other features - Save an entry - Search an entry - Words of the day - Advanced search ● If you want to give feedback or suggest a new feature, please send us an email. We love getting feedback from users.