De Soto

[ duh -soh-toh; Spanish de -saw-taw ]
/ də ˈsoʊ toʊ; Spanish dɛ ˈsɔ tɔ /

noun

Her·nan·do [her-nan-doh; Spanish er-nahn-daw] /hərˈnæn doʊ; Spanish ɛrˈnɑn dɔ/ or Fer·nan·do [fer-nan-doh; Spanish fer-nahn-daw], /fərˈnæn doʊ; Spanish fɛrˈnɑn dɔ/, c1500–42, Spanish soldier and explorer in America.
a city in NE Texas.

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for De Soto

De Soto
/ (də ˈsəʊtəʊ, Spanish de ˈsoto) /

noun

Hernando (ɛrˈnando). ?1500–42, Spanish explorer, who discovered the Mississippi River (1541)Also: Fernando De Soto (fɛrˈnando)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012