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  • n. Word or phrase that was coined in the distant past, often now obscured, or if recently used: possibly having a definition or implication different from that of any earlier usage.

Etymologies

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paleo- +‎ -logism, from Ancient Greek: παλαιός (palaios, "old") in combination with λόγος (logos, "word").

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