Mesolect



[mez-uh-lekt, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˈmɛz əˌlɛkt, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə-/

noun, Linguistics.
1.
any variety of language in a creole continuum that is intermediate between the basilect and the acrolect.

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