mes·o·lect / ˈmezəˌlekt; ˈmesə-; ˈmēzə-; ˈmēsə-/ • n. (relative to the acrolect and the basilect) an intermediate dialect or variety of a particular language (used esp. in the study of Creoles). DERIVATIVES: mes·o·lec·tal / ˌmezəˈlektəl; ˌmesə-; ˌmēzə-; ˌmēsə-/ adj.
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