Leonese

noun
Le·​o·​nese | \ ¦lāə¦nēz, ¦lēə-, -ēs \
plural Leonese

Definition of Leonese

1 : a native of León
2 : the Spanish dialect spoken in León

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History and Etymology for Leonese

Spanish leonés, from León, region and ancient kingdom of Spain + Spanish -és (adjective & noun suffix), from (assumed) Vulgar Latin -esis

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“Leonese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Leonese. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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