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Borrowed from German Wanderwort, from wandern (to wander) +‎ Wort (word).

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Wanderwort (plural Wanderwörter or Wanderworts)

  1. (linguistics) A loanword that has spread to many different languages, often through trade.
    Synonym: wanderword

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