ink-horn term

inkhorn term

an obscure, affectedly or ostentatiously erudite borrowing from another language, especially Latin or Greek.

1535–45 Unabridged
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inkhorn term
an affectedly learned and obscure borrowing from another language, esp Greek or Latin

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