Micronesian

noun
Mi·​cro·​ne·​sian | \ ˌmī-krə-ˈnē-zhən How to pronounce Micronesian (audio) , -shən \

Definition of Micronesian

1 : a native or inhabitant of Micronesia or of the Federated States of Micronesia
2 : a group of Austronesian languages spoken in the Micronesian islands

Other Words from Micronesian

Micronesian adjective

First Known Use of Micronesian

1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Micronesian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Micronesian. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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