- pl. -·guese· a person born or living in Portugal
- the Romance language spoken chiefly in Portugal and Brazil
- a. A native or inhabitant of Portugal.b. A person of Portuguese ancestry.
- The Romance language of Portugal and Brazil.
Origin of PortuguesePortuguese português from Vulgar Latin portugalēnsis ultimately from Late LatinPortus Cale , the ancient port of Gaya (Oporto)