One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of, relating to, or of the nature of abbreviation, especially the abbreviation of a word.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in James Elphinston (1721–1809), educationist and advocate of spelling reform. From post-classical Latin abbreviat-, past participial stem of abbreviare abbreviate + -ory.
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