Meer

[ meer; Dutch meyr ]
/ mɪər; Dutch meɪr /

noun

Jan van der [yahn vahn der]. /yɑn vɑn dɛr/. Vermeer, Jan.

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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Also called Meer van Delft [vahn -delft]. /vɑn ˈdɛlft/.
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