noun (plural lingoes) Etymology: probably from Lingua Franca, language, tongue, from Occitan, from Latin lingua — more at tongue Date: 1660 strange or incomprehensible language or speech: as a. a foreign language b. the special vocabulary of a particular field of interest c. language characteristic of an individual

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  • lingo — foreign speech, 1650s, possibly a corrupt form of LINGUA FRANCA (Cf. lingua franca) (q.v.), or from Prov. lingo language, tongue, from O.Prov. lenga, from L. lingua tongue (see LINGUAL (Cf. lingual)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • lingo — index phraseology, speech Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Lingo — Lingo,   Macromind Director …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lingo — *dialect, vernacular, patois, jargon, cant, argot, slang …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • lingo — a colloquial word for a language or the special vocabulary of a language, has the plural form lingos …   Modern English usage

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