interlingua

noun
in·​ter·​lin·​gua | \ ˌintə(r)ˈliŋgwə \
plural -s

Definition of interlingua

2 usually capitalized : an artificial interlanguage that is based on the linguistic elements common to English and the chief Romance languages and is promoted by the International Auxiliary Language Association

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History and Etymology for interlingua

Italian, from inter- + lingua language, tongue, from Latin

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“Interlingua.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interlingua. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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