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vernacular
'vernacular' - used as an adjective
1. being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language
a vernacular term
vernacular speakers

'vernacular' - used as a noun
2. a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
3. the everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language)
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