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Meaning of MACARONIC

Pronunciation:  `maku'rânik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of or containing a mixture of Latin words and vernacular words jumbled together; "macaronic verse"
 

MACARONIC is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mac`a*ron"ic\, n.
1. A heap of thing confusedly mixed together; a jumble.

2. A kind of burlesque composition, in which the vernacular
   words of one or more modern languages are intermixed with
   genuine Latin words, and with hybrid formed by adding
   Latin terminations to other roots.

 

 

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