Definition of langue noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//lɒ̃ɡ//
; NAmE NAmE//lɑːŋɡ//
(linguistics, from French)
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a language considered as a communication system of a particular community, rather than the way individual people speak compare parole Word Origin 1920s: French, from Latin lingua ‘language, tongue’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: langue