[ lah-kuh-deev, lak-uh- ]
/ ˈlɑ kəˌdiv, ˈlæk ə- /
a group of islands and coral reefs in the Arabian Sea, off the SW coast of India. About 7 sq. mi. (18 sq. km).
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 Laccadive Islands
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