[ ahy-suh-hey-leen, -lahyn, -hal-een, -ahyn ]
/ ˌaɪ səˈheɪ lin, -laɪn, -ˈhæl in, -aɪn /
a line on a map of the ocean connecting all points of equal salinity.
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?
Also i·so·hal·sine [ahy-suh-hal-seen, -sahyn]. /ˌaɪ səˈhæl sin, -saɪn/.
Words nearby isohaline
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