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Portmanteau | Definition of Portmanteau by Merriam-Webster

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1 : a large suitcase. 2 : a word or morpheme whose form and meaning are derived from a blending of two or more distinct forms (as smog from smoke and fog).

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port·man·teau
[pawrt-man-toh, pohrt-; pawrt-man-toh, pohrt-]
NOUN [PLURAL PORT·MAN·TEAUS, PORT·MAN·TEAUX, 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.
Linguistics. blend.
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