[ klawr-uh-fee-nawl, -nol, klohr- ]
/ ˌklɔr əˈfi nɔl, -nɒl, ˌkloʊr- /
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby chlorophenol
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Medical definitions for chlorophenol
[ klôr′ō-fē′nôl′, -nōl′ ]
One of several substitution products obtained by the action of chlorine on phenol and used as an antiseptic.
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