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Topic: LINGUISTICS

Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: néologisme, from Greek neo- ( NEO-) + - logos 'word'

neologism

noun
     
ne‧ol‧o‧gis‧m [countable] formal
SL a new word or expression, or a word used with a new meaning [= coinage]
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