noun \ˈlōn-ˌwərd\

Definition of LOANWORD

:  a word taken from another language and at least partly naturalized

First Known Use of LOANWORD


Other Grammar and Linguistics Terms

ablaut, allusion, anacoluthon, diacritic, gerund, idiom, infinitive, metaphor, semiotics, simile


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