a long, low piece of stage scenery, built to simulate part of a landscape, a building, a fence, or the like.
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?
Words nearby ground row
Origin of ground row
An Americanism dating back to 1785–95
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