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patois

noun

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the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field
  • the medical patois that the hospital staffers used among themselves was incomprehensible to me

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The first known use of patois was in 1643

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pâtissiers

patois

pat on the back

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“Patois.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/patois. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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