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Meaning of PORTUGUESE

Pronunciation:  `powrtyû'geez

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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil
  2. [n]  a native or inhabitant of Portugal
  3. [adj]  of or relating to or characteristic of Portugal or the people of Portugal; "Portuguese wines"
 
 Synonyms: Lusitanian
 
 See Also: European, Galician, Latinian language, Portugal, Portuguese Republic, Romance, Romance language

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Por"tu*guese\, a. [Cf. F. portugais, Sp. portugues,
Pg. portuguez.]
Of or pertaining to Portugal, or its inhabitants. -- n. sing.
& pl. A native or inhabitant of Portugal; people of Portugal.

{Portuguese man-of-war}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Physalia}.

 

 

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