non-word

nonword

[non-wurd]
noun
1.
a word that is not recognized or accepted as legitimate, as one produced by a spelling or typographical error.
2.
a word whose meaning or use is not approved in a given circumstance: “Failure” is a nonword in her vocabulary.

Origin:
1960–65; non- + word

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