Portuguese meaning

pôrchə-gēz, -gēs
Of or relating to Portugal or its people, language, or culture.
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The Romance language of Portugal and Brazil.
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Of Portugal or its people, language, or culture.
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A person born or living in Portugal.
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The Romance language spoken chiefly in Portugal and Brazil.
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Origin of portuguese

  • Portuguese português from Vulgar Latin portugalēnsis ultimately from Late Latin Portus Cale , the ancient port of Gaya (Oporto)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition