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The quality or property of being agglutinable; the extent to which cells, bacteria, etc. are agglutinable.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. From agglutin- + -ability, perhaps after French agglutinabilité.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.