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logomachy

Syllabification: lo·gom·a·chy
Pronunciation: /lōˈɡäməkē
 
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Definition of logomachy in English:

noun (plural logomachies)

rare
An argument about words.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Greek logomakhia, from logos 'word' + -makhia 'fighting'.

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