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Portuguese

noun Por·tu·guese \ˈpr-chə-ˌgēz, -ˌgēs; ˌpr-chə-ˈ\

: the language spoken in Portugal and Brazil

the Portuguese : the people of Portugal : Portuguese people

plural Portuguese

Full Definition of PORTUGUESE

1
a :  a native or inhabitant of Portugal
b :  one who is of Portuguese descent
2
:  the Romance language of Portugal and Brazil
Portuguese adjective

Examples of PORTUGUESE

  1. She is teaching her son Portuguese.
  2. the customs of the Portuguese

Origin of PORTUGUESE

Portuguese português, adjective & noun, from Portugal
First Known Use: 1534
May 30, 2015
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