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mac·a·ron·ic

 (măk′ə-rŏn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or containing a mixture of vernacular words with Latin words or with vernacular words given Latinate endings: macaronic verse.
2. Of or involving a mixture of two or more languages.

[French macaronique, or Latin macaronicus, after Macaronea, , title of a poem by Tifi Odasi (c.1450-1492), 15th-century Italian author, that contained such verse and satirized those who used poor Latin and affectedly Latinized Italian, from Italian maccherone, macaroni (considered food for peasants); see macaroni.]

mac′a·ron′ic n.
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macaronic

(ˌmækəˈrɒnɪk)
adj
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (of verse) characterized by a mixture of vernacular words jumbled together with Latin words or Latinized words or with words from one or more other foreign languages
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (often plural) macaronic verse
[C17: from New Latin macarōnicus, literally: resembling macaroni (in lack of sophistication); see macaroni]
ˌmacaˈronically adv
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mac•a•ron•ic

(ˌmæk əˈrɒn ɪk)

adj.
1. characterized by Latin words mixed with non-Latin words often given Latin endings.
2. composed of a mixture of languages.
n.
3. macaronics, macaronic language or writing.
[1605–15; < New Latin macarōnicus or obsolete Italian maccaronico; see macaroni, -ic]
mac`a•ron′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.macaronic - of or containing a mixture of Latin words and vernacular words jumbled togethermacaronic - of or containing a mixture of Latin words and vernacular words jumbled together; "macaronic verse"
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Translations

macaronic

[ˌmækəˈrɒnɪk] ADJmacarrónico
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macaronic

adjmakkaronisch
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References in periodicals archive ?
Keywords: macaronic language, sentiment analysis, supervised learning, normalization
In case multilingual systems, the language of whole document is taken into account whereas for macaronic language processing, we need to detect the language of each word.
Due to the above mentioned reasons, it is very much necessary to have an efficient system to process macaronic language content.