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Volapük

Volapük

noun Vo·la·pük \ˈvō-lə-ˌpk, ˈvä-\

Definition of VOLAPÜK

:  an artificial international language based largely on English but with some root words from German, French, and Latin

Origin of VOLAPÜK

Volapük, literally, world's speech, from vola of the world (genitive of vol world, modification of English world) + pük speech, modification of English speak
First Known Use: 1885

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