The word etymology means “word origin”, it comes from the Greek word ‘etymos’, which means real, or true, and the suffix -ology indicates that it’s the study of, or science of. Put them together and you get the study or science of the real or true. In this online etymology game you’ll be presented with 10 randomly selected etymology (word origin) or word definition puzzles to solve; in each case the word or phrase is highlighted in bold, and a number of possible answers will be presented. You need to choose the correct answer to score a point for that question. Some of them are very, very tough.