Template:R:Merriam-Webster Online

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R:Merriam-Webster Online”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.


This template may be used in "References" and "Further reading" sections, and on talk pages, to provide a citation to the Merriam-Webster Online ("MW Online") website.


  • |1= or |entry= – the name of the entry on MW Online. If this parameter is not stated, the name of the Wiktionary entry is used.
  • |2= or |url= – if the default URL is not linking to the correct webpage, use this parameter to indicate the URL of the MW Online webpage to be linked to.
  • |nodot= – by default, the template adds a full stop (period) at the end of the citation. To suppress this punctuation, use |nodot=1 or |nodot=yes.


  • Wikitext: {{R:Merriam-Webster Online}} (assuming the template is used on the quahog page)
  • Result: “quahog”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.
  • Wikitext: {{R:Merriam-Webster Online|entry=Kung}}
  • Result: “Kung”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.