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  • n. a word that is composed of parts from different languages; e.g. monolingual has a Greek prefix and a Latin root.

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  • n. a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)
  • n. a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)

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