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Portmanteau word

noun
1.
A new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings.  Synonyms: blend, portmanteau.  "'motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining 'motor' and 'hotel'" , "'brunch' is a well-known portmanteau"






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