Etymology:[ v&(r)-'na-ky&-l&r ] (adjective.) 1601. From Latin vernāculus (“domestic, indigenous, of or pertaining to home-born slaves”) verna (“a native, a home-born slave (one born in his master's house)”).
Synonyms:argot, cant, common, dialect, dialectal, domesticated, everyday, idiom, idiomatic, indigenous, informal, ingrained, inherent, jargon, jive talk, language, lingo, lingua franca, local, native tongue
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