neogrammarian


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Neogrammarian \Ne`o*gram*ma"ri*an\, n. [Neo- + grammarian; a
   translation of G. junggrammatiker.]
   One of a group of philologists who apply phonetic laws more
   widely and strictly than was formerly done, and who maintain
   that these laws admit of no real exceptions. --
   Ne`o*gram*mat"ic*al, a.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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