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Definition of Portuguese

  PORTUGUESE   nounpl.
A species of geese indigenous to Portugal.  They are mostly without feathers and imperfectly edible, even when stuffed with garlic.

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Regular definition:
?p?:tju??i:z n. & adj. --n. (pl. same) 1 a a native or national of Portugal. b a person of Portuguese descent. 2 the language of Portugal. --adj. of or relating to Portugal or its people or language. °Portuguese man-of-war a dangerous tropical or sub-tropical marine hydrozoan of the genus Physalia with a large crest and a poisonous sting. [Port. portuguez f. med.L portugalensis]

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