Kossel

[ kaws-uhl ]
/ ˈkɔs əl /

noun

Al·brecht [ahl-brekht], /ˈɑl brɛxt/, 1853–1927, German chemist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1910.

QUIZZES

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?
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