Filipino

[ fil-uh-pee-noh ]
/ ˌfɪl əˈpi noʊ /

noun, plural Fil·i·pi·nos.

a native or inhabitant of the Philippines.

adjective

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Origin of Filipino

1895–1900; < Spanish, derived from (las Islas) Filipinas Philippine (Islands)
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British Dictionary definitions for filipino

Filipino
/ (ˌfɪlɪˈpiːnəʊ) /

noun

plural -nos a native or inhabitant of the PhilippinesAlso (feminine): Filipina
another name for Tagalog

adjective

of or relating to the Philippines or their inhabitants
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