loanword

Definitions of loanword
  1. noun
    a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
    synonyms: loan
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    types:
    Latinism
    a word or phrase borrowed from Latin
    Gallicism
    a word or phrase borrowed from French
    type of:
    word
    a unit of language that native speakers can identify
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