García y Íñiguez

[ gahr-see-ah ee ee-nyee-ges ]
/ gɑrˈsi ɑ i ˈi nyi gɛs /

noun

Ca·lix·to [kah-lees-taw] /kɑˈlis tɔ/, 1839?–98, Cuban lawyer, soldier, and revolutionist.

QUIZZES

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?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020