neology
Definition -
(1) The use of new terms.
(2) A new word or term.

Etymology -
The word derives from the Greek neo, new + logos, word.

Oxford English Dictionary -
Its first citation in sense (1) is from 1797:
"Disfigured by neology, corruption, and barbarous modes of speech."
(1797 Monthly Mag. III. 417 Disfigured by neology, corruption, and barbarous modes of speech. )



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