pidgin English

a pidgin language based on English formerly used in commerce in Chinese ports.
a similar language used in other areas, such as Papua New Guinea (where it has semiofficial status) and parts of West Africa.
Also, Pidgin English.

1820–30; pidgin, pigeon < Chinese Pidgin English: business, affair; etymology uncertain, but often alleged to be Chin pronunciation of business Unabridged
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pidgin English
a pidgin in which one of the languages involved is English

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