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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: Dr Esperanto (from Latin sperare 'to hope'), name taken by Ludwik Zamenhof, who invented the language

Esperanto

noun
     
Related topics: Languages
Es‧pe‧ran‧to [uncountable]
SLL an artificial language invented in 1887 to help people from different countries in the world speak to each other

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