anglicism

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noun, often capitalized an·gli·cism \ˈaŋ-glə-ˌsi-zəm\

Definition of anglicism

  1. 1 :  a characteristic feature of English occurring in another language

  2. 2 :  adherence or attachment to English customs or ideas

Origin and Etymology of anglicism

Medieval Latin anglicus English


First Known Use: 1642


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