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The Definition of - portmanteau (noun)

    noun, plural portmanteaus, portmanteaux
    [pawrt-man-tohz, -toh, pohrt-, pawrt-man-tohz, -toh, pohrt-] /pɔrtˈmæn toʊz, -toʊ, poʊrt-, ˌpɔrt mænˈtoʊz, -ˈtoʊ, ˌpoʊrt-/ (Show IPA).
    Chiefly British.
    1.
    a case or bag to carry clothing in while traveling, especially a leather trunk or suitcase that opens into two halves.
    2.
    Also called portmanteau word. Linguistics. blend (def 10).

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Word Origin & History of - portmanteau

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