Meaning of macaronic

mac•a•ron•ic

Pronunciation: (mak"u-ron'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. composed of or characterized by Latin words mixed with vernacular words or non-Latin words given Latin endings.
  2. composed of a mixture of languages.
  3. mixed; jumbled.
—n.
  1. macaronic language.
  2. a macaronic verse or other piece of writing.
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