Glière

[ glyer ]
/ glyɛr /

noun

Rein·hold Mo·ri·tzo·vich [rahyn-hawlt -maw-ryi-tsuh-vyich], /ˈraɪn hɔlt ˈmɔ ryɪ tsə vyɪtʃ/, 1875–1956, Russian composer.

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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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