A word consisting of a mix of terms of a couple of languages, among which is Latin, or a non-Latin stem with a Latin ending.
A heap of things confusedly blended collectively; a jumble.
A kind of burlesque composition, where the vernacular terms of 1 or more modern languages tend to be intermixed with real Latin words, along with crossbreed created by the addition of Latin terminations to many other roots.
Pertaining to or like a macaroni or fop; for this reason, trifling; vain; affected.
In lit., using, or described as making use of, numerous unusual, distorted, or international words or types, with little reference to syntax, yet with enough example to common terms and buildings to-be or appear intelligible: as, a macaronic poet; macaronic verse. Especially, macaronic verse or poetry is a kind of burlesque verse by which words of some other language tend to be mingled with Latin words, or are created to figure with Latin terminations plus Latin buildings.