[ dis-i-flawr-uhl, -flohr- ]
/ ˌdɪs ɪˈflɔr əl, -ˈfloʊr- /
having flowers in which the receptacle is expanded into a conspicuous disk, as in composite plants.
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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?
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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