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

Polynesian

play
noun Poly·ne·sian \ˌpä-lə-ˈnē-zhən, -shən\

Definition of Polynesian

  1. 1 :  a member of any of the indigenous peoples of Polynesia

  2. 2 :  a group of Austronesian languages spoken in Polynesia

Polynesian adjective


1807

First Known Use of polynesian

1807



Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

expressing little or no emotion

Get Word of the Day daily email!