from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An artificial international language based on English.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. An artificial language created in 1879 by Johann Martin Schleyer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Literally, world's speech; the name of an artificial language invented by Johan Martin Schleyer, of Constance, Switzerland, about 1879.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An artificial language for international use, invented about 1879 by Johann Martin Schleyer, of Constance, Baden.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one of the first artificial language constructed for use as an auxiliary international language; based largely on English but with some German and French and Latin roots
Volapük : vola, genitive sing. of vol, world (alteration of English world) + pük, speech (alteration of English speech).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Volapük Volapük. (Wiktionary)