vernacularism

noun
ver·​nac·​u·​lar·​ism | \ vər-ˈna-kyə-lə-ˌri-zəm How to pronounce vernacularism (audio) , 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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“Vernacularism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vernacularism. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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