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wi·ki

 (wĭk′ē)
n. pl. wi·kis
A collaborative website whose content can be edited by anyone who has access to it.

[Originally an abbreviation of WikiWikiWeb, software developed by American computer programmer Howard G. Cunningham (born 1949) : Hawaiian wikiwiki, quick (akin to Tahitian viti, vitiviti, deft, from Proto-Eastern-Polynesian *witi) + web.]

wiki

(ˈwɪkɪ)
n
(Communications & Information)
a. a web application that allows anyone visiting a website to edit content on it
b. (as modifier): wiki technology.
[C20: from Hawaiian wiki-wiki quick, coined by Ward Cunningham (born 1949), US computer programmer who invented the concept]
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References in periodicals archive ?
Cunningham chose WikiWikiWeb for the name of his application as a reference to the Wiki Wiki Shuttle, the fare-free shuttle bus system at the Honolulu International Airport.
He called WikiWikiWeb and he installed on the server of his company in March 1995.
El nombre que recibio la primera wiki fue el de WikiWikiWeb, tambien conocida como la wiki de Ward.
As it is known, the term wiki is originally from the Hawaiian language, coined by Ward Cunningham who originally created the WikiWikiWeb in 1995.