|Part of Speech:||n|
|Definition:||a collaborative Web site set up to allow user editing and adding of content|
|Etymology:||1995; < Hawaiian wiki wiki quick|
World Wide Web (WWW) site that can be modified or contributed to by users. Wikis can be dated to 1995, when American computer programmer Ward Cunningham created a new collaborative technology for organizing information on Web sites. Using a Hawaiian term meaning "quick," he called this new software WikiWikiWeb, attracted by its alliteration and also by its matching abbreviation (WWW)
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