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Of, relating to, or suitable for an anthology or anthologies.
Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). As noun from classical Latin anthologicon writings on the subject of flowers (Pliny), representing an otherwise unattested Greek form *ἀνθολογικῶν, genitive plural of *ἀνθολογικόν, neuter of *ἀνθολογικός from Hellenistic Greek ἀνθολογία + -ικός.
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