[ ji-pon, jip-on ]
/ dʒɪˈpɒn, ˈdʒɪp ɒn /
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Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby gipon
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Example sentences from the Web for gipon
He wore a gipon of fustian, all stained by his habergeon; for he had only just arrived home from a long voyage.Chaucer for Children|Mrs. H. R. Haweis
British Dictionary definitions for gipon
/ (dʒɪˈpɒn, ˈdʒɪpɒn) /
another word for jupon
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