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 for higher-order function
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  higher-order function
  
      (HOF) A function that can take one
     or more functions as arguments and/or return a function as
     its value.
  
     E.g. map in (map f l) which returns the list of results of
     applying function f to each of the elements of list l.
  
     A curried function is an example of a higher-order function.
  
     (2018-05-25)
  

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