Lusitano–American

noun Lu·si·ta·no–American \¦lüsə¦tā(ˌ)nō+\

Definition of Lusitano–American

  1. :  a Brazilian wholly or partly of Portuguese descent

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Origin and Etymology of lusitano–american

Lusitano- Portuguese, Portuguese and (from New Latin, from Latin lusitanus Lusitanian, from Lusitania) + American


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