the age at which a person acquires full legal rights and responsibilities, such as the right to make contracts and deeds.
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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?
Origin of legal age
First recorded in 1925–30
Words nearby legal age
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