vernacularism

noun
ver·​nac·​u·​lar·​ism | \ vər-ˈna-kyə-lə-ˌri-zəm , və-\

Definition of vernacularism

: a vernacular word or idiom

First Known Use of vernacularism

circa 1841, in the meaning defined above

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