[ ik-spur-guh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr- ]
/ ɪkˌspɜr gəˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /
pertaining to an expurgator or to expurgation.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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