bacronym etymology

English word bacronym comes from English reservation, English back

Detailed word origin of bacronym

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
reservation English (eng) (India) The setting aside of a certain percentage of vacancies in government institutions for members of backward and underrepresented communities (defined primarily by caste and tribe).. (UK) The area which separates opposing lanes of traffic on a divided motorway.. (US) A tract of land set apart by the US government for the use of a Native American people; Indian reservation (compare [...]
back English (eng) A ferryboat.. A large shallow vat; a cistern, tub, or trough, used by brewers, distillers, dyers, picklers, gluemakers, and others, for mixing or cooling wort, holding water, hot glue, etc. (figurative) The part of a piece of clothing which covers the back.. (figuratively) Upper part of a natural object which is considered to resemble an animal's back.. (mining) The roof of a horizontal [...]
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Words with the same origin as bacronym

Descendants of reservation
Descendants of back
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