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  • n. A word composed of two or more stems. Examples include pancake, two-tone, and school bus – it may or may not have a space or hyphen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a word composed of two or more words; specifically, two or more words joined together by a hyphen.
  • n. See under Compound, a.

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