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Definitions of macaronic:

part of speech: noun

A jumble: a macaronic composition.

part of speech: adjective

Pert. to or resembling macaroni; empty; trifling; a kind of burlesque poetry.

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or like a macaroni, medley, or fool: trifling: affected: consisting of modern words Latinized, or Latin words modernized, intermixed with genuine Latin words.

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A machine for raising water in large quantities; a wheel moved by water, and employed to set machinery in motion- overshot, when the water acts on the wheel from above- undershot, when the water acts below on the lower part of the wheel- rim- breast, when the water acts on a part of the wheel- rim near the axis. ...

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