[ dahym ]
/ daɪm /
a former coin of the U.S., equal to 10 cents, issued in 1792: early form of the dime.
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 animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of disme
Earlier or archaized spelling of dime
Words nearby disme
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