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Esperanto

noun Es·pe·ran·to \ˌes-pə-ˈrän-(ˌ)tō, -ˈran-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of ESPERANTO

:  an artificial international language based as far as possible on words common to the chief European languages
Es·pe·ran·tist \-ˈrän-tist, -ˈran-\ noun or adjective

Origin of ESPERANTO

Dr. Esperanto, pseudonym of L. L. Zamenhof †1917 Polish oculist, its inventor
First Known Use: 1892

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