Balinese

noun
Ba·​li·​nese | \ ˌbä-li-ˈnēz How to pronounce Balinese (audio) , ˌba-, -ˈnēs \

Definition of Balinese

1 : a native or inhabitant of Bali
2 : any of a breed of slender long-haired cats that originated as a spontaneous mutation of the Siamese

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Balinese adjective

First Known Use of Balinese

1820, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Balinese

Dutch Balinees, from Bali island of Indonesia

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The first known use of Balinese was in 1820

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Cite this Entry

“Balinese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Balinese. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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