The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology provides brief and direct information on the origin and
development of English words. Inside you'll find a wealth of information about the English language and its history.
Also includes advanced search tools and features that have become the staple of quality Oxford reference apps from MobiSystems.
A SEARCH TOOL
featuring search autocomplete to help you find terms quickly by displaying predictions in line with what you're typing. You also get enhanced search extras including:
A quick search of terms while you type.
A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a term.
A 'keyword' search for finding key words within compound phrases.
A wild card search function ('*' or '?') which can replace a letter or entire parts of a term.
Download reference definitions locally for offline access.
A LEARNING TOOL
including a number of features that help you further enhance your knowledge of the subject:
A 'Favorites' feature to memorize terms from the extensive library, including cross-curriculum terms.
History list to help you easily review looked-up terms.
See terms in context with examples.
'Term-of-the-day' feature with dedicated homescreen widget.