trade language

noun

: a restructured language (such as a lingua franca or pidgin) used especially in commercial communication

Word History

First Known Use

1662, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trade language was in 1662

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Cite this Entry

“Trade language.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trade%20language. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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