Definitions for loanwordˈloʊnˌwɜrd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a word in one language that has been borrowed from another language and usu. naturalized, as wine, taken into Old English from Latin vinum, or macho, taken into Modern English from Spanish.
Origin of loanword:
1870–75; trans. of G Lehnwort
a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
A word directly taken into one language from another one with little or no translation.
The word exit is a loanword from Latin.
Origin: ; a calque of the Lehnwort,