Saxonism

[ sak-suh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈsæk səˌnɪz əm /

noun

an English word or idiom of Anglo-Saxon rather than foreign, as Latin or French, origin.

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Also called Anglo-Saxonism.

Origin of Saxonism

First recorded in 1765–75; Saxon + -ism
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