Gentoo

[jen-too]Archaic.
adjective
  1. of or relating to the Gentoos.

Origin of Gentoo

1630–40; < Portuguese gentio gentile
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Gentoo

noun plural -toos
  1. (sometimes not capital) archaic a Hindu, esp as distinguished from a Muslim

Word Origin for Gentoo

C17: from Portuguese gentio pagan (literally: Gentile)
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