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lingos

noun
variants: or lingoes
plural of lingo

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1 the stock of words, pronunciation, and grammar used by a people as their basic means of communication
  • medical missionaries struggling to learn the lingo of the African tribe that they were treating

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2 the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field
  • the shorthand medical lingo that the hospital staffers use with one another

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“Lingos.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lingos. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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