Lebanese

[ leb-uh-neez, -nees ]
/ ˌlɛb əˈniz, -ˈnis /
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adjective

of or relating to Lebanon or its natives or inhabitants.

noun, plural Leb·a·nese.

a native or inhabitant of Lebanon.

Origin of Lebanese

First recorded in 1915–20; Leban(on) + -ese
Related formspro-Leb·a·nese, adjective, noun, plural pro·-Leb·a·nese.
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British Dictionary definitions for lebanese

Lebanese

/ (ˌlɛbəˈniːz) /

adjective

of or relating to Lebanon or its inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of Lebanon
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Word Origin and History for lebanese

Lebanese


1860, from Lebanon + -ese.

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