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loanword

or loan word

[lohn-wurd] /ˈloʊnˌwɜrd/
noun
1.
a word in one language that has been borrowed from another language and usually naturalized, as wine, taken into Old English from Latin vinum, or macho, taken into Modern English from Spanish.
Also called loan.
Origin of loanword
1870-1875
1870-75; translation of German Lehnwort
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