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ar•got



Pronunciation: (är'gō, -gut), [key]
n.
1. a specialized idiomatic vocabulary peculiar to a particular class or group of people, esp. that of an underworld group, devised for private communication and identification: a Restoration play rich in thieves' argot.
2. the special vocabulary and idiom of a particular profession or social group: sociologists' argot.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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