One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Superstratum; specifically an overlying or outer layer of transparent rigid material, as on the sunward side of a photovoltaic cell.
2Linguistics. A language or aspect of a language, typically belonging to a colonizing or dominant group, which affects another socially and culturally dominated language and contributes to the formation of a Creole, especially in providing the lexicon.
1930s. Alteration of superstratum, after substrate.
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