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loanword

loanword

noun loan·word \ˈlōn-ˌwərd\

Definition of LOANWORD

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

First Known Use of LOANWORD

1869

Other Grammar and Linguistics Terms

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

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