Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Luso-

combining form Lu·so- \ˌlü-(ˌ)sō\

Definition of Luso-

  1. :  Portuguese and <Luso-Brazilian>



Origin and Etymology of luso-

Portuguese, from lusitano Portuguese, from Latin Lusitanus of Lusitania (ancient region corresponding approximately to modern Portugal)


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Luso-? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

different from the usual or normal

Get Word of the Day daily email!