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Definition: In speech production, a production error in which two words "fuse" into a single item. In language change, a new word created by combining the parts of two different words, usually the beginning of one word and the end of another.
Source: Language Files, eleventh edition, edited by Vedrana Mihalicek and Christin Wilson