Definition of macaronic
1 : characterized by a mixture of vernacular words with Latin words or with non-Latin words having Latin endings
2 : characterized by a mixture of two languages
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Origin and Etymology of macaronic
New Latin macaronicus, from Italian dialect maccarone macaroni
First Known Use: 1638See Words from the same year
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