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portmanteau (n.)

1580s, "traveling case or bag for clothes and other necessaries," from Middle French portemanteau "traveling bag," originally "court official who carried a prince's mantle" (1540s), from porte, imperative of porter "to carry" (see porter (n.1)) + manteau "cloak" (see mantle (n.)).

Portmanteau word "word blending the sound of two different words" (1882), coined by "Lewis Carroll" (Charles L. Dodgson, 1832-1898) for the sort of words he invented for "Jabberwocky," on notion of "two meanings packed up into one word." As a noun in this sense from 1872.

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Definitions of portmanteau from WordNet

portmanteau (n.)
a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings;
`brunch' is a well-known portmanteau
`motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'
Synonyms: blend / portmanteau word
portmanteau (n.)
a large travelling bag made of stiff leather;
Synonyms: Gladstone / Gladstone bag
From wordnet.princeton.edu