Etymology
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analects (n.)

1650s, "literary gleanings," from Latin analecta, from Greek analekta, literally "things chosen," neuter plural of analektos "select, choice," verbal adjective of analegein "to gather up, collect," from ana "up" (see ana-) + legein "to gather," also "to choose words," hence "to speak," from PIE root *leg- (1) "to collect, gather."

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Definitions of analects

analects (n.)
a collection of excerpts from a literary work;
Synonyms: analecta
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