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 Dictionary entry overview: What does anthology mean? 

  The noun ANTHOLOGY has 1 sense:

1. a collection of selected literary passages

  Familiarity information: ANTHOLOGY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1anthology [BACK TO TOP]


A collection of selected literary passages

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("anthology" is a kind of...):

collection; compendium (a publication containing a variety of works)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "anthology"):

divan; diwan (a collection of Persian or Arabic poems (usually by one author))

florilegium; garland; miscellany (an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.)

omnibus (an anthology of articles on a related subject or an anthology of the works of a single author)

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