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vernacular

  

      n  
1    the. the commonly spoken language or dialect of a particular people or place  
2    a local style of architecture, in which ordinary houses are built  
this group of architects have re-created a true English vernacular     
      adj  
3    relating to, using, or in the vernacular  
4    designating or relating to the common name of an animal or plant  
5    built in the local style of ordinary houses, rather than a grand architectural style  
     (C17: from Latin vernaculus belonging to a household slave, from verna household slave)  
  vernacularly      adv  
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vernacular

  
1   
      adj   colloquial, common, indigenous, informal, local, mother, native, popular, vulgar  
2   
      n   argot, cant, dialect, idiom, jargon, native language, parlance, patois, speech, vulgar tongue  

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