CLAS224 Word Elements
Department of Classics
Monmouth College
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Listed alphabetically.

Cover of World Dictionary of Foreign ExpressionsAdeleye, Gabriel G. with Kofi Acquah-Dadzie. Edited by Thomas J. Sienkewicz
Dictionary of Foreign Expressions: A Resource for Readers and Writers
ISBN: 0865164231
Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
Pub. Date: 1999
The American Heritage College DictionaryAmerican Heritage Dictionary, 3rd Edition 
ISBN: 0395671612
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Pub. Date: January  1993

English Words from Latin and Greek ElementsAyers, D. M. and Worthen, Thomas D. English Words from Latin and Greek Elements (University of Arizona paperback, 2nd ed.)
ISBN: 0816508992
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Pub. Date: May  1986
The Word Circus: A Letter-Perfect BookLederer, Richard. Word Circus
ISBN: 0877793549
Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Incorporated
Pub. Date: September  1998

Schaeffer, R. F. Latin-English Derivative Dictionary (American Classical League, pamphlet #62). Cover unavailable.

Schaeffer, R. F. Greek-English Derivative Dictionary (American Classical League, pamphlet #70). Cover unavailable.

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