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Definition of portmanteau noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

portmanteau

 noun
noun
NAmE//pɔrtˈmæntoʊz//
 
, NAmE//ˌpɔrtmænˈtoʊz//
 
(pl. portmanteaus or portmanteaux) (old-fashioned)
 
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a large heavy suitcase that opens into two parts
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: portmanteau

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