entry word

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Definition of entry word

: a word or term often in distinctive type placed at the beginning of an entry (as in a dictionary) : headword

First Known Use of entry word

1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of entry word was in 1890

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“Entry word.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entry%20word. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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