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English definition of “mongrel”


adjective     /ˈmʌŋ.ɡrəl/ disapproving
describes something of mixed origin: Some people call English a mongrel language because it is a mixture of old German and French.Variety and mixturesMixing and mixturesGroups and collections of things
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